Marketplace for Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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It's Election Day. San Bernardino has one the highest unemployment rates in the country while Oklahoma City has one of the lowest; our reporters check in to see how voters are feeling in both cities. Some people have experienced long waits at their polling places today -- how does constant waiting affect us financially and psychologically? No matter who wins the presidency tonight, they will inherit an improving economy. Even when this election is over, super PACs are here to stay. And we hear about workplace etiquette for the day after the election. Hint: It’s not polite to gloat if your guy wins.
Posted In: Unemployment, voting, Jobs, Election Day
In many ways, the 2012 presidential election is a referendum on a number: the nation's unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. Reporters in Oklahoma City (unemployment around 5 percent) and San Bernardino, Calif., (unemployment pushing 12 percent) look behind the numbers.
Posted In: Hawaii, rail, commute
The leading candidate for mayor of Honolulu has pledged to derail a $5 billion rail project to help ease Oahu’s terrible traffic.