Cindy Crawford: Magic City Marketplace

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Cindy Crawford: Magic City Marketplace

Birmingham city leaders are in a battle with Nashville, Austin, Atlanta, and other cities over attracting young professionals. A revived downtown, food trucks, and breweries are considered a part of that. But the real key seems to be jobs. We talk about that in this week’s Magic City Marketplace.

Andrew Yeager

Announcer Producer



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.

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