Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 12, 2015
Nov 12, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 12, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, November 12, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about a new rule that would outlaw smoking in public housing; the class action lawsuit against J.C. Penney that alleged it tricked customers into think they were getting a discount; and the first city to tap the growing carbon market.

 

Segments From this episode

When a bargain is less than meets the eye

Nov 12, 2015
J.C. Penney settles a class action suit in California over phony pricing on sale items.

HUD proposes a smoking ban in public housing

Nov 12, 2015
The proposed rule sets up a new debate about the cost of public health.

Job market tightens but still challenging

Nov 12, 2015
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows slow improvement in job-seekers' odds.

A city earns revenue from not cutting its timberland

Nov 12, 2015
A trust selling carbon credits pays Astoria, Oregon, to harvest less timber.

Prescription drugs, there's an app for that

Nov 12, 2015
Consumer feelings headed into the holidays, and prescription drugs via phone app.

Airing on Thursday, November 12, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about a new rule that would outlaw smoking in public housing; the class action lawsuit against J.C. Penney that alleged it tricked customers into think they were getting a discount; and the first city to tap the growing carbon market.

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC