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Today, we chart that path. Plus: "The Office" reruns as a cure for burnout and a conversation with the head of the Boston Fed.
Today we look at what’s in the deal, and what's holding it up. Plus: How cities are dealing with the heat wave, and how Netflix lost American subscribers for the first time.
The average monthly wage in Shanghai is about $1,047. Today, we look at what it's like to live on that. Plus: The Fed and business leaders are puzzled by the economy, but consumers don't seem to mind.
Plus: Why Nestlé's launching a premium Kit-Kat and the numbers behind the new camping economy.
Professionals keep losing to Pluribus, an AI poker player that's learned a new strategy for a bot: bluffing. Plus: Prime Day and a new strategy to fight the affordable housing crisis.
More than half of American workers don’t use all their paid vacation days, and when they do, it's with a fair amount of guilt. Plus: Alexander Acosta's legacy at the labor department and a woman who found a career in counting cards.
Plus: How Europe's heat wave is affecting its economy and why Amazon is investing in retraining its employees.
How about "Rate cut coming in July"? Today, we'll break down what you need to know. Plus: A new player has entered the streaming war, and it brought "Friends."
Plus: Ross Perot's legacy and the big business of posting song lyrics online.
Plus: The race to make french fries stand up to delivery and making money off of carbon.
Plus Cadillac car sales are up in China and what the latest jobs report says about the state of the economy.
Some people are opening up about salary with colleagues, whiskey and tariffs do NOT go well together, and much more.
Plus: how a lack of affordable housing is driving up the cost of renting and why Ed Sheeran's latest tour could be the highest-grossing concert series of all time.
Plus, Christine Lagarde’s appointment as head of the European Central Bank and the local economics behind Nike's flag shoe recall.
Plus: what you need to know about the trade truce with China and Taylor Swift's fight over the rights to her music.
Open office plans give the workplace a hip, collaborative vibe. That's why they're popular. But the distractions that come with them have some people longing for the days of cubicles. Plus: what a weak dollar does to the economy and we meet one couple navigating an uncomfortable money situation.
Plus: The latest on Boeing's 737 Max and and your crash course on Shenzhen, China, where the world’s top electric vehicle and iPhone assembly companies were born.
Plus: How companies work around tariffs and the fight over casinos in Pennsylvania.
With countless brands sporting rainbow logos and trotting out floats at pride events, some are wondering if "acceptance" has crossed the line to something more exploitative. Plus, we examine "decision fatigue" this election season and the economics of streetwear.
Plus: Toys R Us plots its comeback and the new push to put a value on Americans' data.
Plus: The new Sears concept stores and the case for hiding "likes" on Instagram.
Be honest — researchers might be watching. Plus: Why employers are projected to spend more on health care and the politics of crying at work.
So what's so special about 65? Today, we talk to a few folks who are 65 (or 65 at heart) about the magic number. Plus: YouTube preps big changes to kids' content and everything you need to know about the Fed.
Libra season? Already? Plus: Why food recalls are on the rise and "How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World."
Plus: The future of headphones could be augmented reality, and are we headed for an ... Ital-exit?
We’re excited to announce a new weekly podcast from Marketplace: “This Is Uncomfortable,” a show about life and how money messes with it. Every Thursday, host Reema Khrais will dig into the unanticipated ways money affects relationships, shapes identities and often defines what it means to be an adult. Listen to the first episode here and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
On today's show, we get into the deep questions. Plus: how Americans feel about relocating for work and having the awkward "money talk" with your partner.
Exxon Mobil’s annual shareholder’s meeting had a special guest recently: a senior figure from the Church of England. But why's the church so interested in oil and gas? Plus: Tyson foods gets in the fake chicken business and a look at Marketplace's newest podcast "This Is Uncomfortable."
Plus: the latest on consumer prices and a conversation with "The Last Black Man in San Francisco."
DJ Khaled isn't the only artist to bundle his album with a product to boost sales. Plus: how retailers are attracting hourly workers and an interview with Serious Eats founder Ed Levine.