Marketplace for 07/31/13
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The political battle over who will become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve has intensified. A look at the dirty tricks, whisper campaigns and crass politicking taking place. Plus, today’s GPD report shows the economy grew faster than expected. But you should still be scared. What else is scary? Student loan debt. How much does the government really make off that debt? And a new study looks at education inequity. Also, stories on housing workers, why Oprah has a reason to smile, and the state of the cotton industry.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, OWN
The Oprah Winfrey Network turned a profit this quarter thanks to two Tyler Perry shows.
Posted In: construction, Housing
The housing industry is rebounding. But will the many construction workers who lost their jobs in the downturn come back?
Posted In: higher education, college
A new study finds that America's higher education system perpetuates white advantages.
Posted In: Facebook
The social network is getting half of television viewers between 18 and 24 years old during the primetime hours.