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It's official -- Elizabeth Warren will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson looks at what responsibilities and Warren will have in her new position.
Like any marriage, the merger between the two airline giants has qualities that complements the others. But also like any marriage, economists predict some tough talks will be had to settle issues such as a pilots' pay.
Some universities and colleges are setting up food banks on-campus for their students. Making sure that financially struggling students are able to eat alleviates at least one big worry for them and helps keep them in school.
The market is volatile, employment is uncertain... But the Consumer Price Index remains stable, which in more normal times, would be a good thing. But the stable CPI makes some economists concerned about inflation and deflation.
Marketplace for Friday, September 17, 2010