Marketplace for Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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We launched our new series with the Gallup poll called Attitude Check, weekly conversations about what the American people think about everything from the latest news to their own economic security. We continued our series on philanthropy, with stories on daily deal websites joining with charities and on micro-giving. Martha Stewart has a new retail collaboration. Credit card agreements are going to get easier to understand. The EU is set to meet in Brussels on Friday. Climate change is having a big impact on transit. And we look at who benefits from payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits.
Posted In: income, poverty, wealth, equality
There is growing disparity between the "haves" and the "have nots," but most Americans say they don't think the government should focus on closing the gap
Posted In: climate change, New York City, public transportation
Transit agencies shuffle their budgets to get ready for more extreme weather.