Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Emerging market jitters

Lizzie O'Leary Jan 27, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Emerging market jitters

Lizzie O'Leary Jan 27, 2014
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Emerging markets are starting off 2014 in the worst place they’ve been in 5 years. Investors are fleeing after recent financial tumult in places like Argentina, Turkey, and Thailand. But that’s not the only reason the stock market has hit a stumbling block.

The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act — or face penalties — is a little more than two months away now: March 31. A survey out today says lots of people don’t know that, highlighting just how much confusion there still is about the health care law.

Todd Dickson is trying something a bit unusual for a charter school founder. He’s recruiting students to Valor Collegiate Academy from working class neighborhoods, and Nashville’s wealthiest enclaves.

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