Marketplace for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Airing on Tuesday, May 26, 2015:  Prices are up for sales of both existing houses and new houses, suggesting that no matter how hard it is to afford a house these days, there are more buyers than sellers, leaving a lot of room for new construction. But are there just not enough houses available? We explore. Next: a much more even match in the cable industry. Charter has purchased Time Warner for $55 billion. So what will these giants do to keep consumers around? We take a look. 

 

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Oyler School struggles to make a community model work

May 26, 2015
We return to Oyler School, still trying a new approach to lift kids out of poverty.
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Shhh ... we're talking about Fight Club

We're breaking the rules to talk about the sequel to Fight Club.

What 'New Charter' might mean for you

May 26, 2015
How 'New Charter' could change your cable bill and your relationship with TV.

Home prices and sales are up, but who's buying?

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May 26, 2015
Young buyers boost the market and economy, but not to pre-recession levels.

There are 14,000 lobbying groups in Washington

May 26, 2015
Thirty-five of them focus on dairy. Why? “We have to tell our story."

Chrome extension turns word 'millennials' into 'snake people'

May 26, 2015
You can now save your eyes from the dreaded term "millennials."

Texas floods have business owners singing the blues

May 26, 2015
One business owner shares her story.

Airing on Tuesday, May 26, 2015:  Prices are up for sales of both existing houses and new houses, suggesting that no matter how hard it is to afford a house these days, there are more buyers than sellers, leaving a lot of room for new construction. But are there just not enough houses available? We explore. Next: a much more even match in the cable industry. Charter has purchased Time Warner for $55 billion. So what will these giants do to keep consumers around? We take a look.