Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday July 17, 2014
Jul 17, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday July 17, 2014

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Starting this Fall, Facebook will begin tracking how its subscribers watch television content on mobile devices. But is comes at a time when some privacy activists are worried about Facebook’s activities. Also, a Trulia analysis out today shows that when you adjust for demographic changes, young Americans are buying houses at the same rate as they did during the 1990s. So if it’s not Millennials who are keeping the market pretty stagnant, where is the shortfall coming from? Evidence shows that is the middle-aged who are letting the market down.

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Starting this Fall, Facebook will begin tracking how its subscribers watch television content on mobile devices. But is comes at a time when some privacy activists are worried about Facebook’s activities. Also, a Trulia analysis out today shows that when you adjust for demographic changes, young Americans are buying houses at the same rate as they did during the 1990s. So if it’s not Millennials who are keeping the market pretty stagnant, where is the shortfall coming from? Evidence shows that is the middle-aged who are letting the market down.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC