Today we've got: a new iPhone, but no headphone jack; record high job openings, but no raises to match; and a bunch of car loans, but a lot of subprime borrowers. We'll break it all down, plus: the cost of criminalizing disability.
Congress is "back to school" today and already facing a big deadline. On the other hand, ITT Technical Institutes abruptly cancelled classes for good, and now students are scrambling. Plus: Goldman Sachs is swearing off political donations, but that might be the best way to get what they want. Finally: Where does infrastructure spending get you the biggest bang for your buck?
We talked to a doctor that treated Mother Teresa and asked what it was like to tend to someone always tending to others; Marketplace's Amy Scott talks about the top issues to keep an eye on this school year; and why Obama's trip to Laos matters.
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