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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.
Official program Web site Steel manufacturing going strong
Steel industry is picking up post-government shutdown.
Why are cell phone carriers rejecting the 'kill switch'?
The 'kill switch' is an anti-theft technology designed for cell phones. But not everyone is on board. Now the Attorney General of New York wants to know why.
Not every print magazine is dying. Here's one that's 100 years old.
The magazine is going strong, even though it's subject isn't what it once was in this country.
Don't use these three words on your resume
Hire me: I'm a responsible and creative strategizer!
With Healthcare.gov, phones finally begin ringing at small insurers
Many small insurers expected a bonanza of new customers when Healthcare.gov began on Oct. 1, but the website's problems made the first weeks very quiet for them.
Is South Korea full of video game addicts?
The South Korean Parliament is considering legislation that would put limits on video game advertising and also tax the industry's revenue to help fight addiction.
PODCAST: Peter and Jennifer Buffett on giving without being self-serving
Bipartisan negotiators in Congress agree to 2 year budget deal.Hilton Worldwide is prepping for its initial public offering. And, Warren Buffett's son Peter and his wife Jennifer wife talk about their ideas on philanthropy.
Oil and the race for the North Pole
Denmark and other countries are staking claims to the sea surrounding the North Pole, with an eye to oil exploration.
Budget deal provides some certainty. But what does that mean?
At long last, the government will have finally managed to get out of its own way and stop being a drag on the U.S. economy.
The latest technological advance in the fight against malaria? The cell phone
A researcher at Harvard shows sometimes tracking cell phones can be a good thing.
Hilton's IPO and the future of the Hilton empire
Hilton Worldwide is prepping for its initial public offering.
Budget deal aims to raise more for pension guarantees
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation backs up about 44 million people’s retirements … and it’s got problems.
Peter and Jennifer Buffett: Questioning parts of the philanthropy business
Warren Buffett's son Peter and his wife Jennifer wife talk about their ideas on philanthropy.
Philanthropy's edge: innovation and a long time horizon
Philanthropists say they can take risks that government just can't -- which helps them tackle the root causes of big problems.
Lululemon tries to get past transparent pants-gate
The yoga apparel giant appoints a new chief.
The first Volcker Rule loophole?
The federal government released a key part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform, and attorneys for banks are poring over its more than 900 pages.
Lawmakers announce bipartisan budget deal
The $85 billion agreement would set new spending levels for the next two years and create $63 billion in so-called 'sequester relief.'
Breaking down your New Year's resolutions
We were at Marketplace Money have been asking our listeners what their financial New Year's resolution will be in 2014. What's yours?
Cerberus struggles to sell Bushmaster rifle maker
Despite public efforts, private equity firm struggles to sell Freedom Group.
What's wrong with giving money away? Even generosity has critics
Each year, Americans give away billions of dollars. Some of those donations, particularly the large ones, come in for criticism.
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