Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, April 26, 2013
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As businesses re-open in the area of the Boston Marathon bombings, some are likely to file insurance claims to make up for lost sales. But if the bombings are officially labeled a terrorist act by the Treasury Department, many businesses could be out of luck. Japan has given the green light to Boeing's Dreamliner. The plane has been grounded all over the world since January due to battery malfunctions. And when we use the phrase "tax expenditure" what are we really saying?
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U.S. GDP grew at an annual pace of 2.5 percent in the first quarter, disappointing investors and many economists. But why is GDP growth necessary? And can you get stock tips from Google search?
Posted In: stock market, Google
New research has found a link between Google search terms and the stock market. In other words, check out what people are searching for and then buy or sell.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner, Dreamliner 787, Japan, Airlines
Japan has given the green light to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. Japans two biggest airlines, Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, may resume flying the aircraft, which has been grounded since January.
Posted In: Taxes, deductions, safety net
Tax breaks like the home mortgage deduction confer financial benefits, and some argue they're part of the government safety net.
Posted In: Internet, sustainability, efficiency
The Internet is powered by vast banks of computers which chew up energy. That's a big cost for the people who run these servers -- and the earth, depending on how all the electricity is generated.