Marketplace for Friday August 1, 2014
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What we have here is a jobs recovery without a wage recovery. We look at why more Americans are working, but average wages aren't even keeping up with inflation. Plus, Procter & Gamble says it’s going to get rid of half its nearly 200 brands. How did that happen, in a company famed for its highly focused brand management? Also, Auto sales are intriguing this quarter. They're not as good as analysts had expected, but those expectations were very high. We look at why cars are selling so well right now.
Posted In: cars, car sales, Ford, Chrysler
That's the biggest auto sales number in eight years.
Because who doesn't need a dose of felt Prozac every now and again?
Jim Goldberg compares two economic classes through his collection of photographs.
The week that was.