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Marketplace for Monday, October 24, 2016
Oct 24, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, October 24, 2016

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It's a big day for mergers and acquisitions: We're looking at whether the massive AT&T/Time Warner deal could get approval, plus TD Ameritrade's $4 billion Scottrade deal. Plus: ten years of Taylor Swift and a conversation with the CEO of YouTube.

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Retail broker TD Ameritrade buys Scottrade in $4 billion deal

Oct 24, 2016
Retail broker TD Ameritrade has announced it’s buying competitor Scottrade in a $4 billion deal, hoping to shore up the low-cost stock trading industry as it deals with declining revenue and growth. Online brokerages helped popularize trading for the masses in the 90s, but now they’re under pressure as investors move to more passive investing […]
A view of signage outside of a TD Bank location in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. TD Ameritrade announced on Monday, October 24, 2016, that it would acquire Scottrade Financial Services for $4 billion. 
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Can the AT&T and Time Warner deal win over regulators?

Oct 24, 2016
The $85.4 billion merger is in for a tough legal fight.
 
SAUL LOEB,STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

Tracking market reaction to the 2016 election

Oct 24, 2016
How did markets respond during the first presidential debate?
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wait to begin the first US Presidential Debate at Hofstra University September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

In a decade marked by success, Taylor Swift shows some keen business chops

Oct 24, 2016
Taylor Swift, the country-turned-pop-singer-megastar-phenom dropped her self-titled debut album on this day a decade ago. Ten years, multiple Grammys, four more albums and a bunch of number-one hits later, she took the top spot on Forbes Highest-Paid Celebrities list this year with a cool $170 million. Along the way, Taylor Swift has developed — and isn’t afraid […]
Taylor Swift poses in the press room at the The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. 
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Doctors cut costs by getting to know their patients

Oct 24, 2016
Accountable Care Organizations find efficiencies in unexpected places.
JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images

Girl Scout cookie cereal is coming next year

Oct 24, 2016
Another reason to look forward to the end of 2016
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How YouTube became YouTube, told with YouTube videos

Oct 24, 2016
CEO Susan Wojcicki talks about running YouTube and watching Palo Alto — her hometown and the city at the heart of Silicon Valley — grow.
Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, talks with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal.
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It’s a big day for mergers and acquisitions: We’re looking at whether the massive AT&T/Time Warner deal could get approval, plus TD Ameritrade’s $4 billion Scottrade deal. Plus: ten years of Taylor Swift and a conversation with the CEO of YouTube.

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