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Oct 19, 2016

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Believe it or not, there's other stuff going on besides tonight's presidential debate. Today we have Saudi debt, bank profits and a ton of Netflix shows. Plus, more from our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. 

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Is it a job or a 'good job'?

Oct 19, 2016
The Marketplace-Edison Research Economic Poll finds that health benefits and a good working environment are priorities.
In our most recent national survey — the Marketplace-Edison Research poll — a majority of respondents' top expectations from employers included health insurance and a healthy work environment that makes you feel valued.
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Saudi Arabia offers $17.5 billion in bonds

Oct 19, 2016
The sale comes as the kingdom faces huge budget deficits.
Vehicles drive past a construction site of a section of the Saudi capital Riyadh's $22.5 billion metro system. Many of Saudi Arabia's investment in public infrastructure projects, such as the metro, occurred just before a sharp decline in oil prices.
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In NC, Clinton hopes to win over white, educated voters

Oct 19, 2016
For the first time in 50 years, a Democrat could carry the state.
Dan Kanninen, the Clinton campaign’s top adviser in NC, said the campaign opened its first field offices in April and currently has more than 30 throughout the state.
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Cracking the Rubik's Cube

Oct 19, 2016
In his book, Ian Scheffler gives competitive puzzle solving a twist.
 
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Big banks profit by sticking to their knitting

Oct 19, 2016
A surprisingly strong quarter was driven by traditional parts of the business.
Morgan Stanley reported better-than-expected profit for the third quarter.
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It's not just Barb, Netflix is also having a moment

Oct 19, 2016
Companies like Netflix and Amazon are disrupting TV by producing their own content.
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CBS is on board for Google's live TV service

Oct 19, 2016
$25 to $40 a month will get you a "skinny bundle" featuring the eye.
The CBS headquarters in New York City. 

 
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ER visits continue, despite insurance

Oct 19, 2016
Obamacare and preventative measures were supposed to lessen trips to the emergency room.
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Believe it or not, there’s other stuff going on besides tonight’s presidential debate. Today we have Saudi debt, bank profits and a ton of Netflix shows. Plus, more from our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. 

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Sooner or Later Arms and Sleepers
Acceptable in the 80's Calvin Harris