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7:41 am
Mon May 11, 2015

What can a board member do for a high-value startup?

President of Y Combinator, Sam Altman. Brian Ach/GETTY IMAGES for Tech Crunch 
Nishat Kurwa

When the anonymous sharing app Secret shut down recently after taking around $35 million in investment in its first year, it sparked an open conversation that touched on current frothy conditions in Silicon Valley, where high financing rounds and valuations have been

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11:00 am
Fri May 8, 2015

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8:10 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Your Wallet: Crazy transaction fees

 Yera Dominguez counts out change from a transaction at Lorenzo's Italian Market in Miami, Florida.

In next week's show, we're talking about transactions.

Have you ever looked at a bill or a receipt and thought, "15 cents for what? What's a landing fee? A $2.95 convenience fee ... why?"

We're putting together a collection of crazy transaction fees or charges, and we want yours. 

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12:00 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 8, 2015

Business
6:55 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

Out To Lunch: Great Idea

Lisa Lloyd and Liz Shepherd.
Credit Chet Overall / It's New Orleans

When it comes to having a great idea in business, the difference between success and failure is hard to pin down till you’re one or the other.

Lisa Lloyd doesn’t have the luxury of hindsight. Lisa is an inventor. She has invented products that have made millions. And she has had days that weren’t so good. On today's Out to Lunch Peter Ricchiuti discusses the invention business with Lisa Lloyd from the Lloyd Marketing Group.

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Business
11:00 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Marketplace for Thursday, May 7, 2015

Whole Foods store. 
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12:00 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, May 7, 2015

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11:00 am
Wed May 6, 2015

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Business
9:49 am
Wed May 6, 2015

Drafting a CEO dream team

Fans watch a baseball game at Fenway Park.
Gina Delvac and Robert Garrova

We touch on fantasy sport every now and then, but today something just a little bit different. Instead of drafting his favorite actual players, comedian Greg Proops has put together his ideal business team for us — a CEO dream team, if you will:

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Business
11:00 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the US Embassy in Beijing on November 10, 2014. 
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