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Jan 23, 2014

Marketplace for Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Does the government live paycheck to paycheck? Actually, it's worse -- payday loan to loan. Next, a monetary flow of another, more reliable sort: The fundraising race for the 2016 presidential election kicked off in earnest today when the largest liberal super PAC – Priorities USA Action – announced that it has already  begun raising money for a presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She hasn’t even declared yet! Finally, Detroit wants immigrants to help turnaround their faltering economy.  Other cities have used attracting immigrants as a growth strategy: Has it worked?

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Michigan wants 50,000 skilled immigrants to save Detroit

Jan 23, 2014
But employment-based visas aren't divvied up geographically.

Rural Americans have fewer - and costlier - healthcare options

Jan 23, 2014
Under the ACA, folks in rural towns seem to have the fewest healthcare choices. And they cost more to boot.

Does the U.S. government live paycheck to paycheck?

Jan 23, 2014
More like payday loan to payday loan.

Flaunting their riches is not for the "stealthy wealthy"

Jan 23, 2014
Some rich folks keep their wealth to themselves - for a number of reasons.

Actually, not much has changed about American economic mobility

Jan 23, 2014
A new study finds economic mobility for Americans hasn't changed much in the last 20 years.

Ukrainian economy goes from bad to worse

Jan 23, 2014
BBC's Ukraine correspondent David Stern says the violence in Kiev ebbs and flows, but the economy continues to stagnate

High stakes question: How many times will Peyton Manning say 'Omaha'?

Jan 23, 2014
Guess right and you could win a lot of money.

Does the government live paycheck to paycheck? Actually, it’s worse — payday loan to loan. Next, a monetary flow of another, more reliable sort: The fundraising race for the 2016 presidential election kicked off in earnest today when the largest liberal super PAC – Priorities USA Action – announced that it has already  begun raising money for a presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She hasn’t even declared yet! Finally, Detroit wants immigrants to help turnaround their faltering economy.  Other cities have used attracting immigrants as a growth strategy: Has it worked?

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