Jan 19, 2012

Marketplace Index for Thursday, January 19, 2012

It's seeming like the employment picture is finally improving in the U.S. After going the wrong way a week ago, the number of people signing up for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in more than 3 1/2 years. Fred Dickson from D.A. Davidson says banks are lending again allowing small businesses to get lines of credit and hire staff.

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How net wealth widens the gap

Jan 19, 2012
When you look at net wealth instead of income, the gap between the 1 percent and the 99 grows exponentially.

It’s seeming like the employment picture is finally improving in the U.S. After going the wrong way a week ago, the number of people signing up for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in more than 3 1/2 years. Fred Dickson from D.A. Davidson says banks are lending again allowing small businesses to get lines of credit and hire staff.