Marketplace for 8/6/13
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President Obama lays out his latest thinking on how to reduce the government's role in the mortgage market. Since the financial crisis, it's been dominated by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Also, it's the 'day after' in the Washington Post newsroom. Jeff Bezos’s purchase of the newspaper for $250 million raises the question of just what does he get for the money. And finally, the Obama administration is counting on an army of influencers to get everyone signed up on the exchanges. How's that going?
Posted In: cars, wealth, poverty, subcompact, Chevy Spark, Chevy, Income Gap
As breaking into the middle class becomes harder, car companies are finding new ways to attract an expanding base of less-affluent consumers. They're offering more small car models with better features than ever before.
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