Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 16, 2014
Oct 16, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Yesterday was another crazy trading day in the U.S. with some big swings. The markets have had a lot to process, and there's a sense among many investors that this kind of volatility's going to continue. More on that. Plus, Facebook's CEO and co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, made a $25 million donation with his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan. The money is going to the CDC's philanthropic arm, the CDC Foundation. We speak with her about what motivates the large gift.

 

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For homebuilders, things are looking up...just a bit

Oct 16, 2014
People are starting to buy homes again but challenges like tight credit remain.

Priscilla Chan on why she gave $25 million to fight Ebola

Oct 16, 2014
An exclusive interview with Priscilla Chan, pediatrician and wife of Mark Zuckerberg.

A push to hire the long-term unemployed

Oct 16, 2014
One company’s approach: Forget resumes. Turn to videos.

PODCAST: Here's my video resume

Oct 16, 2014
Industrial production data, video resumes, and Mexico's attempts to attract investors.

Yesterday was another crazy trading day in the U.S. with some big swings. The markets have had a lot to process, and there’s a sense among many investors that this kind of volatility’s going to continue. More on that. Plus, Facebook’s CEO and co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, made a $25 million donation with his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan. The money is going to the CDC’s philanthropic arm, the CDC Foundation. We speak with her about what motivates the large gift.

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC