Marketplace for 8/15/13
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A new report by Goldman Sachs reveals half of the homes bought last year were purchased with cash. What's that say about America's housing recovery? Walmart reported disappointing earnings today. So, what are shoppers buying these days anyway? Small businesses have reported higher optimism about the state of the economy. Two owners tell us why it's the right time to open up for business. Plus, how is the international business community reacting to what's going on in Egypt? And stories on NBC's big bet on soccer, why beer consumption is on the decline, and how new domain names could change the way we use the Internet.
Posted In: Walmart
The world's largest retailer reported quarterly sales were down and cut its profit forecast for the year. So what are consumers putting in their shopping carts and what are they leaving out?
Posted In: Housing
Goldman Sachs says that the number of all-cash sales in the housing market has more than doubled over the last seven years. What does that say about the housing recovery?
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