Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday August 20, 2014
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Housing starts are up. What’s driving the encouraging increase? We look at the role of first-time home buyers. Plus, Uber has launched a new home delivery service called Corner Store. Customers can order items from a CVS or Walgreens and have them delivered right to their doorstep. Other companies have launched their own delivery services of late, including Google. Will this latest venture from Uber succeed in a growing market, and with its built in fleet of drivers, does it have the advantage?
Plus: pubs are disappearing and amid international crises stocks are rising.
Posted In: auto parts, price fixing, China
China levies $200 million of fines on Japanese auto parts makers.
Posted In: Housing, housing starts, first-time home buyer
What’s driving the increase in housing start? Not first-time home buyers.
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