Marketplace Morning Report for October 26, 2016
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On today's show, we'll talk about Apple's slowdown in sales; a court's approval of the $15 billion Volkswagen diesel settlement; and why the Saudi government has decided to borrow money from international investors.
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LendingClub expands its business around auto loans
LendingClub, the peer-to-peer loan company, is getting into the auto loan business. Americans borrow over $500 billion a year to help pay for their cars. But there’s a lot of room on the road for more business — only $40 billion a year is refinanced. Also, Lending Club says the company has already invested in its […]
Apple watches sold 70 percent less than last year
The good news: a new report shows that Apple sold over a million smartwatches this summer. The bad news: sales are 71 percent down from the same period last year. Smartwatches were quick out of the gate, but sales have slowed, including Garmin’s and Samsung’s versions. What’s behind this drastic drop in sales? Stories […]
Playing hardball: doctors start negotiating with doctors
The lives of doctors — especially primary care doctors — are evolving in this post-Obamacare world.
What to do with the VW albatross in your garage
VW is offering consumers options following its emissions scandal.
What Volkswagen-Audi owners are supposed to do now
Volkswagen's $15 billion settlement, a drop in Apple stock, and the cost of patient care.
On today’s show, we’ll talk about Apple’s slowdown in sales; a court’s approval of the $15 billion Volkswagen diesel settlement; and why the Saudi government has decided to borrow money from international investors.