The Federal Reserve announced this week its plans to pump $600 billion more into the economy, in hopes of attracting companies to buy bonds and invest. But these companies need to do more than just invest, reports Stacey Vanek Smith.
Today's jobs report showed that hiring is rising in the private sector, and that job growth is growing moderately. Much of the hiring, though, has been for temporary positions. Will the temp-to-permanent job model work in this economy? Mitchell Hartman reports.
President Barack Obama will be visiting India during Diwali holiday festivities. India hasn't been too happy with the U.S.'s interaction with it's rival Pakistan. Will Indians feel more forgiving during the Festival of Lights?
Marketplace's Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano talk with fellow staffers Avishay Artsy, Dalasie Michaelis and Adriene Hill about under-the-radar business stories. This week: the lawsuit between two rabbits, the color of windmills, and rodent fur as fashion?
Author Edwidge Danticat, a writer from Haiti now living in the U.S., talks with Kai Ryssdal about her new book "Create Dangerously," what it's like to make art out of a country in chaos, and what Haitian culture means to its people and economy.
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