Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Host Jeremy Hobson reports from Miami in day three of our special Marketplace Morning Report broadcast on the theme "The Next American Dream." From WLRN's Miami studio, Jeremy holds a roundtable discussion about economic issues affecting the Miami area. And with Hispanics projected to become the majority by 2050, we take a look at one company that is uniquely positioned to grow along with the demographic group -- Univision, headquarted in Miami-Dade County.

An artificial island will generate electricity

Belgium is building an artificial island in the North Sea to store water pumped by wind turbines in periods of low electricity demand. When electricity is needed, the water will be released.
Posted In: energy, wind power, Belgium

Obama to nominate Mary Jo White as next SEC chair

The former U.S. Attorney brings her background in white collar law and mob prosecutions to the role of Wall Street's top cop.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White

PODCAST: Wall Street's next top cop and the future of Hispanic news

A hunter of terrorists and mobsters takes aim at Wall Street and a look inside Hispanic broadcaster Univision in Miami.
Posted In: podcast

How to improve college graduation rates? Change college

In an open letter to college and university leaders, the National Commission on Higher Education Attainment says that college completion must be a priority in the U.S.
Posted In: higher education, graduation

The American Dream in Liberty City, Miami

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

Reporting from Miami: An economic roundtable with Jeremy Hobson

Reporting from WLRN's studio in Miami, Marketplace host Jeremy Hobson holds a roundtable discussion about the economic issues affecting Miami.
Posted In: Economy

Univision grows along with Hispanics

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

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