Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Wednesday afternoon, we will learn just how much the Federal Reserve has decided to scale back on stimulus spending. The vulnerability of social security numbers -- the simple nine-digit code that holds so much of our private information. And lists, lists, lists. Why is the media obsessed with lists? We read off a list to explain. Just kidding, of course.
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Quantitative Easing gets explained. A look at why businesses are heavily promoting the Common Core education initiative. And a new demographic is making big inroads in the tech world -- Latinos. That's all on today's podcast.
Posted In: apple, iOS 7, iPhone, iPad
No major changes in functionality, but the look and feel of the phone will bring a dramatic change to how we interact with electronics.
Posted In: quantitative easing, bond buying, stimulus, FOMC, Federal Reserve
About 75 percent of Americans couldn't identify the bond buying program from a multiple choice list. So it's not too late to ask: Quantitative Easing entails the FED buying bonds to keep interest rates down and encourage lending.
Posted In: Money Matters, Personal Finance, social security numbers, hacking
Social security numbers are open to hacking if not properly protected.