Oct 13, 2010

Marketplace for Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Marketplace for Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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JPMorgan Chase reports 23 percent increase in 3Q profits

Oct 13, 2010
JPMorgan Chase and other banks are focusing on very different things than before the financial crisis.

It'll be $300 for your own slice of Apple

Oct 13, 2010
Shares for Apple are just over $300, making it the second most valuable company in the U.S. by market capitalization.

ICE and LA County continue collaboration over illegal immigrant inmates

Oct 13, 2010
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors upheld a program that would allow county sheriff's employees to interview suspected undocumented inmates and pass their findings onto federal immigration officials. The county may save millions with the deportation of undocumented inmates.

Wal-Mart's thinking small

Oct 13, 2010
Wal-Mart -- which is know for its massive Supercenter stores -- is reversing course and will be rolling out smaller stores in urban areas.

Frum: Remove caps on how much parties can donate to candidates

Oct 13, 2010
Commentator David Frum has an idea on how to reduce the influence of donors on political candidates, so they can focus more on the issues.

U.K.'s military spending on the chopping block

Oct 13, 2010
The cash-strapped United Kingdom has been cutting programs and services left and right, including military spending. Cuts the U.K.'s military budget is cause for concern for British citizens and the United States too.

Elmore Leonard: Why he was drawn to bad guys, but not to Wall Street

Aug 20, 2013
Elmore Leonard, a former adman who later became one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. In 2010, Leonard sat down with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal to discuss why he's drawn to bad guys.

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