Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Jan 28, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Airing on Wednesday, January 28, 2015: If you want to make money, dominate a global cultural phenomenon. Apple, the iPhone company, just made a staggering amount of money. More on that. Plus, the Koch brothers’ plan to raise nearly $900 million for next year’s elections isn’t broad-based fund-raising. It will focus money from a few hundred people on state and national races. And profits on Wall Street have been falling as of late; But JP Morgan and Bank of America have found one niche market where revenue is guaranteed: Federal prisons. 

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That article you're reading might just be an ad

Jan 28, 2015
Conde Nast joins the trend towards increased native advertising.

How big banks turn prisons into profit centers

Jan 28, 2015
Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase have certain banking services on lockdown.

The Koch brothers' $900 million war chest

Jan 28, 2015
The brothers vow to raise nearly a billion dollars from a few hundred people.
David H. Koch.
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As numbers of homeless kids rise, resources fall short

Jan 28, 2015
Government's definition of homelessness omits most children without homes.

Schools rake in record donations ... unequally

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Jan 28, 2015
Harvard raised a record amount last year for a U.S. school: $1.16 billion.

PODCAST: Resources are few for homeless youth

Jan 28, 2015
Harvard's big pay day, sponsored content in magazines, and resources for homeless students.

Airing on Wednesday, January 28, 2015: If you want to make money, dominate a global cultural phenomenon. Apple, the iPhone company, just made a staggering amount of money. More on that. Plus, the Koch brothers’ plan to raise nearly $900 million for next year’s elections isn’t broad-based fund-raising. It will focus money from a few hundred people on state and national races. And profits on Wall Street have been falling as of late; But JP Morgan and Bank of America have found one niche market where revenue is guaranteed: Federal prisons. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC