Marketplace for Tuesday, November 12, 2013
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By all accounts, about 50,000 people have made it through the federal exchanges. So, what does it mean? We keep hearing 500,000 as a magic number that the Obama administration was counting on. Next, typhoons beat on the Philippines regularly, destroying roads, bridges and buildings in an already poor country with bad roads, bridges and buildings, where the population has tripled in 50 years. Finally, Michelle Obama has a new pet project: Getting kids into college. What are the economics of the First Lady?
Posted In: stock market, comedy
Sam Weiner and Daniel Kibblesmith give their tips for playing (and winning at) the stock market.
Posted In: Sports, stadiums, gentrification
The Atlanta Braves push for a small stadium in the suburbs. But why?
Posted In: credit access
Congress is considering a bill, the Credit Access and Inclusion Act, that would make it easier for nontraditional borrowers to build a credit history.