Marketplace for Friday, June 17, 2016
Jun 17, 2016

Marketplace for Friday, June 17, 2016

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We close out our series, "The Price of Profits," with a look at what makes a good job and how that's changed as corporations focus on profits; the SEC votes on whether or not to approve the IEX as America's newest stock exchange; and the last five days in five minutes with the Weekly Wrap. 

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Mosques increase security as anti-Muslim actions rise

Jun 17, 2016
Armed guards, gates and security cameras are the norm at more Mosques
After the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the Islamic Center of Southern California increased its protection. Currently, five security guards watch the area. 
Reema Khrais

Why careers are gone, and jobs are going next

Jun 17, 2016
Job security erodes as companies get more work done with fewer "direct hires"
Car makers, both U.S. and foreign, rely partly on temporary workers in their U.S. assembly plants. Brian Gammey, Korisa Warlick and Steven Ferguson were hired as contract labor at the Nissan assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. They now work union jobs at a GM plant.
Hayley Hershman

Senator Mark Warner says it's time for 'capitalism 2.0'

Jun 17, 2016
He says way work is structured today isn't working for most Americans.
He believes the way workers are classified and the nature of the relationships between employers and employees needs to change.
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

What is your definition of a good job?

Jun 17, 2016
We have some answers from Nashville.
How do you define a good job? "Someplace that allows you room for growth," was one answer.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Adding value by slowing things down?

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Jun 17, 2016
IEX, a market with a 350 microsecond delay, could make a difference to investors.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The IEX would be a new market to trade on with a 350 microsecond delay. 
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Weekly Wrap: Where European politics meet Fed monetary policy

Jun 17, 2016
Nela Richardson and Cardiff Garcia join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
They finally got it right.
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We close out our series, “The Price of Profits,” with a look at what makes a good job and how that’s changed as corporations focus on profits; the SEC votes on whether or not to approve the IEX as America’s newest stock exchange; and the last five days in five minutes with the Weekly Wrap. 

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