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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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Quiz: Putting college-bound students to the test
ACT scores show many students still are not prepared for college.
(08/21/2014)

Shocker: Rent is very, very high
A new study from Zillow pegs median rent at $1,318 per month nationwide.
(08/21/2014)

Why Europe loves Yellen's moves
The Fed is likely to stay the course, and other central banks are fine with that.
(08/21/2014)

Political ads keep community papers afloat
National and local politicians still use print ads to reach specific voting blocs.
(08/21/2014)

Silicon Tally: Pizza pushers
How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
(08/21/2014)

Teaching theology... for profit?
A for-profit college based in Georgia offers theology degrees to would-be pastors.
(08/20/2014)

SoundCloud to start including ads in content streams
Do they risk undermining their core, indie-leaning fan base?
(08/21/2014)

Could $1 store + $1 store = monopoly?
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's offer to buy, citing fears of antitrust complications.
(08/21/2014)

Diplomats can't take the ice bucket challenge
Rules apparently bar foreign service members from taking the challenge.
(08/21/2014)

School transportation cuts still affect families
Some districts that cut bus service during the recession haven't brought it back.
(08/21/2014)

California's wells are going dry now, too
The long drought has led to a strain on groundwater - much like having too many straws in the same glass.
(08/21/2014)

As waters rise, Mekong rice farmers switch to shrimp
Salinization of the Mekong Delta is pushing a move toward a new crop: shrimp.
(08/20/2014)

What is a superfood?
A new study tries to define superfoods. Hint: it's more than just kale.
(08/21/2014)

The flop that is 'Expendables 3'
The film only grossed approximately $15 million on its opening weekend.
(08/21/2014)

PODCAST: Bank of America settles for $16.65 billion
Plus: predicting a rise in interest rates and Ebola's effect on Africa's economy.
(08/21/2014)

If you give a kid an iPad...
The ACLU sues a school district in Massachusetts over its tablet policies.
(08/20/2014)

Ebola's cost to African economies
The epidemic is financially hurting Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
(08/20/2014)

Building a better news feed
When social media algorithms confuse engagement with approval.
(08/20/2014)

The web has a violent news problem
Social media algorithms can push violent content, whether you 'like' it or not.
(08/21/2014)

The NFL wants artists to pay to perform at the Super Bowl
The question now: Is it worth it for the artists - or the NFL?
(08/20/2014)

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