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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 13, 2014
Feb 13, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Beyond the $45 billion in stock, why would Time Warner Cable want to hand itself to Comcast? President Obama launches a new initiative to help young men of color find good jobs. The $1.1 trillion buying power of black people. And how wearing wacky clothes can help your career.

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PODCAST: Cable mega-merger

Feb 13, 2014
Comcast is trying to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion.

Scrutiny meets Comcast bid for Time Warner Cable

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Feb 13, 2014
A merger would put Comcast in a stronger position with content providers.

An assist for young men of color?

Feb 13, 2014
President Obama plans to launch an initiative to help young minority men stay in school and out of criminal justice system.

Beyond the $45 billion in stock, why would Time Warner Cable want to hand itself to Comcast? President Obama launches a new initiative to help young men of color find good jobs. The $1.1 trillion buying power of black people. And how wearing wacky clothes can help your career.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC