Marketplace for Thursday, October 31, 2013
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The FAA has allowed airline passengers to use some mobile devices during takeoff and landing. But they still want you to shut off your tablet during the all-important safety message before takeoff. The Select USA conference is taking place in Washington. The goal is to convince investors from across the world that the U.S. is an attractive place to invest. A report out today shows more people are quitting their jobs. Is this more confidence in the job market? Or about healthcare mobility?
Posted In: financial crisis, Wall Street, Obamacare
It's easy to say "sorry" after a big corporate or government mistake.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, VCs
Techies may be trying to move our entire lives online, but when it comes to doing business, they're strictly old school.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling
A conference in Washington kicks off to convince investors from across the world that the U.S. is an attractive place to invest.
Posted In: Airlines, tablets, e-books, gate-to-gate
The FAA is allowing airline passengers to use some mobile devices during takeoff and landing. NOT cellphones.
Posted In: China, Peace Corps
In 1996, Marketplace China correspondent Rob Schmitz moved to rural Sichuan Province for two years to teach English as a Peace Corps Volunteer. He says the city of Zigong has changed a lot since then.