Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 23, 2013
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The day after the NASDAQ froze, we ask, why? Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi leaves a legacy of economic disaster. The federal government is spending millions of dollars on contracts related to the Affordable Care Act, but private spending to comply with the law is far greater.
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Trader Joe's goes after Pirate Joe's for reselling products. Why college endowments don't cover tuition. NASDAQ freezes, fears heat up, and high speed trading is here to stay.
Posted In: Microsoft, Steve Ballmer
Ballmer has led the company at a difficult time for the tech giant, which has struggled to transition its products out of the PC era.
Posted In: NASDAQ, stock market
Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, says glitches like this are bound to keep happening.
Posted In: Canada, Retail, grocery, Food
The popular grocer is suing a small business owner for reselling its products in Canada.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, morsi
Egypt's deposed President, Mohamed Morsi, inherited a country in economic shambles. His largely ineffectual response only exacerbated the problem.
Posted In: buzzfeed, Internet, Tech
19.68 seconds, 1 in 5 Americans, 71 million, and 78.9 percent: Can you guess what these numbers mean?