Marketplace for Friday, October 28, 2016
Oct 28, 2016

Marketplace for Friday, October 28, 2016

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On today's show: new rules from the government on "predatory" colleges and big data. Plus, what would it actually take to "bring back" manufacturing? We talked with someone who did it. Finally, as always, we wrap up the week's business and economic news.

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Weekly Wrap: Emails, elections and GDP growth

Oct 28, 2016
Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal and Linette Lopez of Business Insider join Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal for this week's edition of the Weekly Wrap.

Los Angeles is still the largest manufacturing hub in the country, but it lacks a skilled labor force

Oct 28, 2016
Goldbrecht Systems USA makes over-sized windows and advanced sliding glass doors in Culver City, CA.
Goldbrecht Systems USA employee Sonny Gonzalez prepares to cut a sheet of glass.
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Government details help for students defrauded by predatory colleges

Oct 28, 2016
Since Corinthian Colleges collapsed last year amid allegations of fraud, the Education Department has discharged $247 million in student loans.
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FCC rules on sharing consumer information could ding broadband provider profits

Oct 28, 2016
It might seem like a big victory for privacy advocates, but the new rules won't stop companies like Comcast and AT&T from collecting data
The seal of the Federal Communications Commission hangs behind commissioner Tom Wheeler's chair inside the hearing room at the FCC headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

A Job in Manufacturing through a Kodak Lens

Oct 28, 2016
Kodak was once known as a titan of the manufacturing industry. A retired employee looks back.
Kodak black and white film is offered for sale at Central Camera in Chicago, Illinois. Kodak, which once had a 90 percent market share of U.S. film sales filed for bankruptcy in 2012.

 
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What it takes to bring "back" a manufacturing job

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Oct 28, 2016
Hint: more things than we can control.
 

 
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On today’s show: new rules from the government on “predatory” colleges and big data. Plus, what would it actually take to “bring back” manufacturing? We talked with someone who did it. Finally, as always, we wrap up the week’s business and economic news.

Music from the episode

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