Marketplace for Monday, February 3, 2014
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Much of the talk about emerging markets has been about the Fed’s decision to cut back its stimulus program. But there’s something else driving emerging markets down: China. Next, Cleveland now goes the way of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and other former airline hubs, as United announces a streamlining of its routes. We take a look at the factors that go into gateway airports losing their influence and their role, and the wider repercussion for the host city. And finally, there has been a spate of public job leaving – most recently a woman who quit in a Super Bowl ad in front of 100 million people. Why? Is this a hopeful sign that the economy is improving?
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Cleveland now goes the way of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and other former airline hubs, as United announces a streamlining of its routes
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The Fed's actions are affecting emerging markets, but there's something else weighing things down: China.
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