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Marketplace for Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Nov 17, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Many Europeans want tighter restrictions on their borders, but that may stifle business; the declining rate of students graduating college within six years; and Hallmark's attempt to redefine their holiday marketing. 

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Politicians still use snail mail

Nov 17, 2015
Three politicians have sent actual letters to NBC asking for air time.

Inflation is tame — unless you're a renter

Nov 17, 2015
Rents are up 3.7 percent nationwide, and by double digits in some urban markets.

Hallmark ads get edgier and more digital

Nov 17, 2015
The maker of Keepsake ornaments is trying a new strategy to reach harried moms.

College completion rates fall again

Nov 17, 2015
After college enrollment swelled during the recession, graduation rates dropped.

Paris attacks renew scrutiny of Europe's open borders

Nov 17, 2015
Many are calling for an end to the free flow of people and goods in Europe.

Data encryption under increased scrutiny after Paris attacks

Nov 17, 2015
Tech companies use encryption as a privacy measure, but so do terrorist groups

Portland: Sneaker hub of the universe

Nov 17, 2015
Portland has emerged as the sneaker mecca at the heart of a $20 billion industry.

Many Europeans want tighter restrictions on their borders, but that may stifle business; the declining rate of students graduating college within six years; and Hallmark’s attempt to redefine their holiday marketing. 

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