Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Researchers in Europe are challenging the conventional wisdom of the yearly physical checkup. Parts of President Obama's health care reform have already been implemented without causing the expected fiscal fallout. A growing number of people are opting for cheap farm getaways. Mitt Romney claims battery maker A123's bankruptcy is another example of Obama's bad record of picking winners, but has the administration really performed as poorly as the GOP says?
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Lance Armstrong hits the end of the road at Nike. The new "Suddenly CEO" at Citigroup. Gallup's take on last night's debate. The biggest for-profit college in the country, the University of Phoenix, is about to close half of its locations.
The biggest for-profit college in the country, the University of Phoenix, is about to close half of its locations.
Posted In: Citigroup, Vikram Pandit, Michael Corbat
Yesterday, Vikram Pandit, the head of Citigroup, suddenly resigned saying it was time for new leadership. Pandit has been replaced by Michael Corbat, who was previously leading the bank's Europe, Middle East and Africa division.
Posted In: Pell grant, debate, higher education
A conversation about education was woven among various topics at last night's presidential debate. In particular, Governor Romney and President Obama touched on the issue of college affordability.
Posted In: Internet, copyright, piracy
Some of the nation's largest Internet Service Providers are teaming with the music and recording industry to block access to web sites that don't follow copyright laws.
Posted In: Obama-care, Affordable Care Act, health insurance
Parts of President Obama's health care reform have already been implemented without causing the expected fiscal fallout.