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Alabama is considered one of the least competitive health insurance markets in the country. And while a number of provisions from the Affordable Care Act kick in next year, most observers don’t feel that’ll make much difference. We hear why in this week’s Magic City Marketplace.

Andrew Yeager

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Magic City Marketplace

Birmingham is big business and small. But whatever the size of the operation, the marketplace is connected by people who have to grapple with numbers and projections and spin. We try and slice through the psychobabble that can be business news with a weekly discussion of who's up and who's down, why the market reacts a certain way or what a business closing or opening means to you.

Business Leaders Optimistic Lawmakers Will Reauthorize Historic Tax Credit
02-6-2017

Birmingham Business Journal managing editor Stephanie Rebman discusses Alabama’s lapsed historic tax credit and a new economic development plan for the state.

What Constitutes Downtown Birmingham?
01-30-2017

Amidst all the talk about downtown Birmingham’s resurgence, there’s kind of a semantic assumption — that we all mean the same thing when we say “downtown.” Labels might not seem to matter much, but to marketers and real estate folks it does have an effect.

President Trump and Alabama’s Economy
01-23-2017

We talk about what may happen for Alabama’s economy under the Trump Administration in this week’s Magic City Marketplace.

How Birmingham Stacks Up to Other Southern Metros
01-16-2017

We explain how Birmingham compares to other southern metros in this week’s Magic City Marketplace.

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Might Not Benefit Alabama Much
01-9-2017

In this week’s Magic City Marketplace we hear why President-elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan might not benefit Alabama that much.