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Apr 29, 2013

Marketplace for Monday, April 29, 2013

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Our investigation into "raiteros" in Chicago with Propublica airs, looking into the bussing of temp workers around the city. Plus, where, oh where has the helium gone? It turns out the reserve’s low prices are a culprit in the looming shortage. Prices for the stored helium undercut the production of new helium and we take a look. We also look skyward to the new WTC1 in New York City. Are the four towers going to be economically viable?

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Respond to emails on the same day? You're probably a negative person

Apr 29, 2013
A study says that negative people are 36 percent more likely to respond to emails within 24 hours.

Six months after Sandy, a Jersey Shore ice cream shop gets ready to open for summer

Apr 29, 2013
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced an additional $1.8 billion in recovery aid for homeowners, renters and small businesses, today. Some of those businesses have been plugging along in the meantime.

As One World Trade Center rises, will its offices also fill up?

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Apr 29, 2013
One World Trade in New York City will be the western hemisphere’s tallest building. But it has leased only half its space, and there are three more buildings to come.

What's behind the helium shortage?

Apr 29, 2013
There have long been warnings that helium supplies are running out, but now we may know why. The answer comes down to dollars and cents.

Setting up a bank in Britain gets easier

Apr 29, 2013
Despite the recent global banking crisis, UK regulators have decided to cut down application approval times for new banks and lower the capital requirements. An American starting a bank there says this will stimulate competition.

Going for a ride with Chicago's 'raiteros'

Apr 29, 2013
Underground labor brokers in Chicago exploit undocumented Latino workers who need rides to warehouse jobs in the suburbs.

What's up, Europe? In Italy, a new government

Apr 29, 2013
Italians have a new government but can one man reverse the country's financial decline?

Our investigation into “raiteros” in Chicago with Propublica airs, looking into the bussing of temp workers around the city. Plus, where, oh where has the helium gone? It turns out the reserve’s low prices are a culprit in the looming shortage. Prices for the stored helium undercut the production of new helium and we take a look. We also look skyward to the new WTC1 in New York City. Are the four towers going to be economically viable?

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