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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Sep 4, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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Workers in Volkswagen's factory in Tennessee are expected to hear this week about a bid to give them a greater voice with management. And a look at how your social media presence could affect your credit rating.

 

 

Segments From this episode

Empty Labor Day car lots mean stronger economy

Sep 4, 2013
Car makers should get a nice bump from the long holiday weekend, and all those Labor Day sales you saw advertised.

Drugstore chains push for earlier flu shots

Sep 4, 2013
The week after Labor Day may seem early to be thinking about getting a flu shot, but the shots have been available for a few weeks and drugstore chains like Walgreens and CVS are already offering incentives.

A job lined up right after college. Fancy that.

Sep 4, 2013
Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.

Do your Facebook friends affect your credit score?

Sep 4, 2013
They say be careful what you post on social media What you do on Facebook could affect your credit score.
“No, your credit history on Vulcan does NOT count”
David Brancaccio

UAW and Volkswagen in talks to unionize U.S. car plant

Sep 4, 2013
'Worker's councils' will be like labor unions-lite.

Frugal consumers translate to high profits for Dollar General

Sep 4, 2013
The discount retail chain reported better than expected profits today and its stock is up almost five percent at the moment.

The Fed releases a new status report today

Sep 4, 2013
The report will show the status of all its districts.

PODCAST: A job right out of college? Fancy that!

Sep 4, 2013
Auto sales come out today. Drugstores are offering flu shots earlier this year. And colleges that partner with private companies for training and guaranteed jobs for students.

Workers in Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee are expected to hear this week about a bid to give them a greater voice with management. And a look at how your social media presence could affect your credit rating.

 

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC