Marketplace for Monday, April 29, 2013
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Our investigation into "raiteros" in Chicago with Propublica airs, looking into the bussing of temp workers around the city. Plus, where, oh where has the helium gone? It turns out the reserve’s low prices are a culprit in the looming shortage. Prices for the stored helium undercut the production of new helium and we take a look. We also look skyward to the new WTC1 in New York City. Are the four towers going to be economically viable?
Posted In: bank, metro bank, United Kingdom, Britain
Despite the recent global banking crisis, UK regulators have decided to cut down application approval times for new banks and lower the capital requirements. An American starting a bank there says this will stimulate competition.
Posted In: WTC1, world trade center, New York City
One World Trade in New York City will be the western hemisphere’s tallest building. But it has leased only half its space, and there are three more buildings to come.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced an additional $1.8 billion in recovery aid for homeowners, renters and small businesses, today. Some of those businesses have been plugging along in the meantime.
Posted In: email
A study says that negative people are 36 percent more likely to respond to emails within 24 hours.