Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is reportedly pulling out of a Hong Kong initial public offering, and plans to go public in the U.S. instead. After the JOBS Act loosened some restrictions on how start-ups can advertise to investors, a new industry is popping up -- corporate matchmakers. And the buzz surrounding Janet Yellen, who may head the Fed.
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Posted In: debt ceiling, debt limit
The U.S. cannot pinpoint just when it will hit its debt limit, and while a giant unexpected expense could cause a problem, it's revenues that make the deadline tough to figure out.
Prices are out for Obama's health exchanges. So how much will it cost you? A chat with one of today's MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' winners. And why cant the government pinpoint just when it will hit its debt limit?
Posted In: health care, Health, MacArthur Fellow, genius grant, camden, Wealth and Poverty
Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, was named one of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' winners today. He organized a system in Camden, the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, that tracks down the poorest patients who need care.
Posted In: durable goods, Economy
Orders for durable goods went up 0.1 percent.
Posted In: Health, health insurance, health exchanges, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare
Starting next week, federally run exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act will officially roll out in 36 states. And we now have our first detailed look at the prices.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, Fed chair
The current vice chairwoman of the Fed could become what is arguably the most powerful financial policy job in the world.