05-27-2015 - Marketplace - Cleveland Decree Costs05/28/15
Airing on Wednesday, May 27, 2015:The city of Cleveland has agreed to a police reform package with the Department of Justice. The deal involves more community policing and better training for using force and dealing with the mentally ill. The changes...
05-26-15 - Marketplace - Housing Prices
Airing on Tuesday, May 26, 2015: Prices are up for sales of both existing houses and new houses, suggesting that no matter how hard it is to afford a house these days, there are more buyers than sellers, leaving a lot of room for new construction. But...
05-25-2015 - Marketplace - Americas Whiskey
Airing on Monday, May 25, 2015:Reporter Krissy Clark from Marketplace's Wealth Poverty desk explains why a large number of military families are reliant on food stamps, guest host Adriene Hill heads to the Vista Theatre to see how a one-screen venue...
05-22-2015 - Marketplace - Egg Crisis
Airing on Friday, May 22, 2015:The nation’s poultry industry is facing an unprecedented avian flu epidemic. Millions of birds have been slaughtered to try and contain the disease, which is causing an egg shortage.Next: consumer prices, as measured by...
05-21-15 - Marketplace - Oil Spill Lookback
Airing on Thursday, May 21, 2015:This week’s oil spill off Santa Barbara’s coast may be small, but this is where the modern environmental movement in the U.S. had an awakening. A large oil spill in the region back in 1969 helped spur the creation of...
05-20-15 - Marketplace - Currency Manipulation
Airing on Wednesday, May 20, 2015: Five of the world's largest banks, including Citigroup and J.P. Morgan Chase, have been fined $5.7 billion for manipulating foreign exchange rates. The institutions rigged the benchmark London interbank offered rate,...
05-19-15 - Marketplace - Wall Street Ethics
Airing on Tuesday, May 19, 2015:The San Francisco Federal Reserve suggests an improved way to crunch official growth statistics. The director of research at the San Francisco Fed says thatthere should be a second, final seasonal adjustment to GDP...
05-18-15 - Marketplace - Federal Grants
Airing on Monday, May 18, 2015:Target is demoting packaged foods, promoting them less as it emphasizes produce and organic foods in its grocery departments. We take a look at how this could impact big food companies and what Target customers might...
05-15-2015 - Marketplace - Digital Book Revisions
Airing on Friday, May 15, 2015:The publisher of “Clinton Cash” has put out a revised version of the book, correcting several factual errors that were in the text. There's a debate in the publishing industry about the best practices publishers should...
05-14-15 - Marketplace - GMO Food Labels
Airing on Thursday, May 14, 2015:The U.S. Department of Agriculture has plans to roll out certifications for foods that are "GMO-free"—at the request of a multinational food company. We explore why the move has prompted backlash from some groups.Next:...
05-13-15 - Marketplace - Senior Water Rights
Airing on Wednesday, May 13, 2015:California’s water situation is so critical that state officials are about to restrict water even to those with the most senior water rights. One issue California has to deal with in its drought crisis is a complex...
05-12-15 - Marketplace - Hack-A-Shaq
Airing on Tuesday, May 12, 2015:As the NBA playoffs proceed, the league is debating the Hack-a-Shaq — the deliberate fouling of the opposite team's worst free-throw shooter. We look at the impact of this strategy on advertisers.Next: with hospitals in...
05-11-15 - Marketplace - Television Sales
Airing on Monday, May 11, 2015:This week in Manhattan, some $20 billion of TV ads for the coming year will be bought and sold during a series of meetings people in business call the upfronts. Though about 75 percent of TV ads were once sold during...
05-08-15 - Marketplace - Not in the Numbers
Airing on Friday, May 8, 2015: Friday'snon-farm payrolls report showed that 223,000 jobs were added in April and that wages have barely grown. But some economists wish that more information was in the report. We talk with experts about what they think...
05-07-2015 - Marketplace - Whole Foods
Airing on Thursday, May 7, 2015:Whole Foods says it’ll start a new chain aimed at millennials. We explore why the supermarket chain is planning a spinoff.Next: as President Obama makes the case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we look at the last...
05-06-2015 - Marketplace - Hospice Costs
Airing on Wednesday, May 6, 2015: While it's believed that hospice care at the end of life can save money, a report from the New England Journal of Medicine suggests otherwise. It found that for patients in nursing homes, spending went up by about...
05-05-2015 - Marketplace - Trade Deal Secrecy
Airing on Tuesday, May 5, 2015: As the debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership rumbles on, we explain one aspect – the secrecy surrounding negotiations. What role does it play in fueling the controversy around the trade deal? Next: Pharmacy chains...
05-04-2015 - Marketplace - McDonalds Turnaround
Airing on Monday, May 4, 2015:When executives run for office, their record in business can be a double-edged sword. They can cite their experience in executive decision making, but there are also plenty of bad business decisions that will get picked...
05-01-15 - Marketplace - Social Media Skepticism
Airing on Friday, May 1, 2015: Marketplaces collaborates with FiveThirtyEight to look at the world of podcast advertising. Turns out that the majority of ads in today's podcasts are from mid-sized companies that sell online. Next: some social media...
04-30-2015 - Marketplace - Secret Shutdown
Airing on Thursday, April 30, 2015: China introduces deposit insurance on Friday. This has less to do with protecting Chinese bank customers' money and more to do with the Chinese government controlling the amount of risk that Chinese banks are...
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