Marketplace for Thursday, December 22, 2011
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House Republicans agreed to the two-month payroll tax cut extension. Wall Street Journal reporter Jason Zweig talks about presidential candidate Ron Paul's big investments. A new proposal wants law schools to disclose their graduates' earnings. A group putting on ads trying to bring awareness to famine may not in fact be providing fundamental aid to Somalians. It's been a rough year for Europe, but that's not stopping Germans from celebrating the holidays. Commentator and podcaster Nate DiMeo writes an open letter to his daughter's toys. And we hear about the science behind our gift preferences.
Posted In: Law, Education, college grads
A report on the high cost of law school, which many students borrow to cover, suggests schools should provide information on how their graduates fare in the work world.
Posted In: payroll tax
At the urging of President Obama and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the GOP-led House say they will pass a two-month payroll tax cut extension.