Marketplace for Thursday, February 6, 2014
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The jobs number appears to be falling out of favor with economists. So when it comes to jobs, which number should we trust? Plus, people's drinking habits are changing -- and Green Mountain Coffee is reaping the benefits. Coca-Cola is buying a 10 percent stake in the company. We look at what’s in it for Coke, and what’s in it for consumers, as people’s drinking habits change. Finally, more and more banks are introducing fees for checking accounts and withdrawing the availability of free checking accounts. We look at why the banks have to find ways to boost their revenue streams.
Posted In: debt ceiling, apocalypse
The authors of "How to Win at Everything" share some predictions for what happens if Congress fails to agree about the Debt Ceiling.
Posted In: Banks, Credit Cards, debit cards, bank fees
More and more banks introduce fees for checking accounts
Posted In: jobs numbers, employment
Why you should read the whole jobs report, and not just the highlights
Posted In: Oil, energy, shipping
New shale oil fields in the middle of the country, far from pipelines, depend on rail to get to coastal refineries
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