Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 20, 2014
Episode Teaser Image
Veterans continue to struggle with the challenge of translating their skills to a civilian workplace -- unemployment rate in the veterans' community tends to run two percentage points higher than the general population. Plus, with the hike in the cost of a new Amazon Prime Mebership rising from $79 to $99, will Amazon's membership flee to Netflix? And with Financier David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group, splitting the $15 million cost of restoring the Washington Monument 50/50 with the U.S. government, we explore the viability of this kind of solution.
Posted In: Church Committee, nsa, surveillance
Members of the Church Committee sent President Obama a letter addressing recent NSA surveillance
Posted In: Washington Monument, Washington, DC
Repairing damage from a 2011 earthquake cost $15 million.