Marketplace for Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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Students at the Culinary Institute of America staged a protest yesterday because they feel their expensive degrees are being devalued by slipping standards and rising enrollment. Is it all the fault of shows like "Iron Chef?" Not to be cooked, Apple is borrowing money, while rewarding shareholders with higher dividends. We explain why this actually makes sense. Also, back to the sequester, we talk to an air traffic controller about what life is life lately.
Posted In: air traffic controllers, airline industry, sequester, sequestration
Air traffic controllers from JFK to LAX have begun their furloughs, making for long and painful delays, especially flying into and out of the big East Coast airports around New York City.
Posted In: Bangladesh, factory
A building collapse at a garment factory in Bangladesh has left at least 100 people dead and injured a thousand more. This is the second disaster at a Bangladeshi garment factory in less than six months.
Posted In: Culinary institute of america, protests, cooking
Students at Culinary Institute of America, one of the nation's top cooking schools, say their degrees are being devalued by slipping standards.
Posted In: apple
An explanation to the puzzle of why Apple is borrowing funds, while also rewarding shareholders with higher dividends.
Posted In: Burger King, fast food
Burger King franchises in Chicago, San Francisco and here in L.A. will start delivering Whoppers, et al.
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