Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 5, 2013

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Europe eyes America's June jobs report. A new bridge between San Francisco and Oakland is set to open on Labor Day. And how the Tour de France plans to keep us watching after Lance Armstrong.

PODCAST: Honda, jobs, and national parks

Is Japanese-owned Honda an American success story? The latest jobs numbers. And despite the sequester, park attendance in 2013 is up.

Samsung's huge profits aren't good enough for investors

Samsung is selling huge numbers of smartphones and its profits are up 47 percent. Not good enough, say investors.
Posted In: samsung, smartphone, mobile, stock

Honda: An American success story?

Honda sales are up and the company sales it expects to become a net exporter of vehicles from the U.S. by late next year.
Posted In: Honda, Auto, Japan, manufacturing

How the Tour de France might keep us watching

Will the Tour lose viewers after seven-time winner Lance Armstrong admitted to widespread doping last year?
Posted In: France, tour de france, lance armstrong, Sports

Europe eyes America's June jobs report

What is designed to give insight into the labor market may also guide future interest rates, since the Federal Reserve will be watching -- and so will Europe.
Posted In: Europe, jobs report, Unemployment

Unemployment stays at 7.6%, 195,000 jobs added

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 195,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

Deadline incentive speeds up Bay Bridge project

To speed things up, officials offered contractors a $20 million incentive if they finished on time.
Posted In: california, San Francisco, bridge, Oakland

June jobs: Growth likely to be tepid

Job sectors that excelled during the housing boom are still trying to regain their footing.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

Yosemite, Grand Canyon visitors may feel sequester

Despite federal budget cuts from sequestration, the National Park Service says attendance is up in 2013.
Posted In: sequester, Yellowstone, national parks, camping

Upworthy aims to turn viral into meaningful

There's a new video website that wants you to stop watching cat videos and start paying attention to things that matter.
Posted In: social media, Internet, media

DIY planes in Kenya

In Kenya, a growing group of amateur aviation enthusiasts are building homemade flying machines out of everything from junk metal to old car engines.
Posted In: airplanes, DIY, Africa, Kenya

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