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Cruise ships: A luxury for the rest of us

Jan 25, 2013
Royal Caribbean president and CEO Adam Goldstein tells Marketplace who's taking cruise vacations and why.
Posted In: cruise ships, Royal Caribbean, luxury, vacations, Travel

Fisher Island: America's most exclusive zip code

Jan 25, 2013
Just off the coast of Miami is one of the richest places in the country. Marketplace takes a tour of the ultra-exclusive enclave.
Posted In: Miami, luxury, wealthy, Fisher Island, real estate

The American Dream in Liberty City, Miami

Jan 24, 2013
Whitney Maxi, a community organizer at the Miami Workers Center, discusses the American Dream in one Miami's poorest neighborhoods -- Liberty City.
Posted In: Miami

Univision grows along with Hispanics

Jan 24, 2013
With Hispanics projected to become the majority by 2050, one company is uniquely positioned to grow along with the demographic group.
Posted In: univision, Hispanics, Miami

In Latin America, the middle class grows

Jan 23, 2013
A recent report from the World Bank revelas a fifty percent increase in the size of Latin America's middle class. Broad economic growth brought more jobs and more women are joining the workforce.
Posted In: Latin America, Mexico, middle class

Literary voices: Why we need 'hope'

Jan 23, 2013
Author Margaret Atwood reflects on the word 'hope,' and its importance since Barack Obama's campaign message four years ago.
Posted In: writing, hope

The LeBron James effect

Jan 23, 2013
Miami Herald business reporter Doug Hanks on what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James means to the city.
Posted In: LeBron James, Miami Heat, Miami, American Airlines, NBA

Miami home buyers compete with wealthy investors

Jan 23, 2013
As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers
Posted In: real estate, Miami

Miami’s condo king on the luxury real estate comeback

Jan 22, 2013
Luxury real estate developer Jorge Perez talks about the highs and lows of selling ritzy condos to the rich and famous.
Posted In: real estate

Literary voices: Why 'hope' isn't always a good thing

Jan 22, 2013
Writer Jeffrey Eugenides on the notion of hope, four years after Barack Obama used it in his presidential campaign.
Posted In: hope, writing

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