Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday May 28, 2014
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A U.S. Chamber of Commerce delegation heads to Cuba this week to examine their current economic state. We look at the building pressure on the Obama Administration to ease the economic restrictions on Cuba. Plus, we take a look at attempts to pin down the ingredients for Hummus once and for all…by companies who don’t make good hummus. And then, we discuss high speed trading. We talk to Donald Bollerman, head of operations at IEX, about high speed trading and efforts to level the playing field. Then, we talk to David about the new Marketplace Learning Curve education initiative.
A look at the markets, ACA stipends and a new Marketplace series about the intersection of tech & education.
Posted In: ACA, healthcare, health insurance
If companies stop offering health insurance they must treat the stipends as taxable income…or else face fines of more than $30,000 a year per worker.
Posted In: IEX, high speed trading, exchange
The firm is in talks to raise money to become a new financial exchange.