Marketplace for Monday, October 21, 2013
We're getting early reports of a potential $13 billion JP Morgan Chase settlement, of which $4 billion would go to consumers. But how does relief come, when it finally arrives, and for folks stung by the housing crisis, might it amount to too little, too late? Also, with the health care technology issues that continue to get worse, what can the Obama administration do to improve customer experience quickly -- besides giving out a 1-800 number? Finally, that 17th century "it" girl, Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, is back in New York for the first time in 30 years.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, health care
In a speech today, President Obama addressed the the problems Americans are having with the Affordable Care Act website.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, St. Louis, silicon prairie, technology, start-ups
The founder of Square is starting an apprenticeship program in St. Louis for budding programmers. They'll work at 100 local companies, including Monsanto and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Posted In: art, Vermeer
7th century "it" girl, Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, is back in New York for the first time in 30 years.
Posted In: Iran, Rouhani, Iran sanctions
U.S. and Iran relations could be summed up in one sentence: You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours.