with Kai Ryssdal

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Public radio's only national series about the global economy and finance takes a broad view of business, covering any story related to money — most of the world's stories are. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal.

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On the ground from Kathmandu, Nepal
Aid workers face challenges after a devastating quake.

Service Info: It's like Yelp...but for refugees
The IRC unveils a Yelp-like service for refugees

Why in the world do airlines overbook tickets?
It's intentional, and not totally evil — it might even be good.

Chipotle goes GMO-free, except for the meat
Animals raised on a GMO-free diet are too hard to come by.

Remittances play a big role in Nepal's economy
Nepal is unusually dependent on remittances as a percentage of GDP.

What Corinthian Colleges' failure means at for-profits
Corinthian Colleges Inc. says it will close its remaining campuses.

The White House unveils its new china
That's china, small-c, as in fancy dishes.

Sizzling summer nights: Working in a bacon factory
One woman remembers her first job.

PODCAST: Aid in Nepal
An update on aid in Nepal, a look at retirement plans for veterans, and changes to the TVA.

The essential role of surgery
A lack of adequate surgical care resulted in a nearly 17 million deaths in 2010.

Proposal would cut military pension and add a 401(k)
Congress may pass a bill to lower 20-year military servicemembers' pensions.

The situation in Nepal
A report from on the ground in Kathmandu.

Nuclear renaissance ebbs at largest public utility
The Tennessee Valley Authority is scaling back its plans for more nuclear power.

Why car insurance rates vary wildly by state
States with lots of lawsuits tend to have higher insurance rates.

I'll take a burrito, hold the GMOs
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.

Weekly Wrap: Nasdaq, Greece and Comcast
Kai's weekly chat about the week in business news.

How much paper would it take to print the Internet?
U.K. college students calculated how much paper it would take to print the Internet.

Amazon's cloud services rain profits
Amazon dominates the cloud sector — a market it created.

The complicated formula — and incentives — behind CEO pay
What's the best way to pay a CEO?

CinemaCon: Where Hollywood entices theater owners
The star-studded, news-breaking film industry convention is for insiders only.

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