Marketplace for Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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Two things that are about to get more expensive: World Series tickets and Obamacare premiums, but there's a little more to it than that. Plus: another installment of our election series "How the Deck is Stacked," looking at the immigrants employed by agriculture and tech in Washington state.
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How America's immigrants work, in 5 charts and maps
What regions and industries rely the most on foreign-born workers?
Calais refugees set sights on UK rather than France, for economic reasons
Unemployment in the U.K. is lower than in France, and many of those in Calais also speak some English already.
Renewable energy capacity tops coal
Renewable energy just overtook coal as the world’s largest source of electricity capacity, but the U.S. still lags. Why is that, and what will it take to bring the U.S. into line with the rest of the world? CORRECTION (Oct. 27, 2016): This story’s headline was updated to reflect that renewable energy is the largest source […]
Cashing in on an unlikely World Series match-up
Game 1 of the World Series is on Tuesday in Cleveland. It’s drawing even more national attention than usual, because the battle is between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians — two teams that haven’t won a World Series decades. Who will cash in on the much hyped event? Tony Wagner/Marketplace Correction (Oct. 26, […]
Getting into the weeds: the factors that contributed to health exchange premium hikes
Obamacare has had a rough time of it. How'd we get here?
Morgan Stanley's CEO wants the U.S. to report earnings the British way
Easy for him to say.
Two things that are about to get more expensive: World Series tickets and Obamacare premiums, but there’s a little more to it than that. Plus: another installment of our election series “How the Deck is Stacked,” looking at the immigrants employed by agriculture and tech in Washington state.
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Walking On A Dream Empire of the Sun
Hella Good No Doubt
Hey Ya! OutKast
Seven Nation Army The White Stripes