Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 3, 2013
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For the first time in history, the 17 nations that use the euro are headed for two years of back-to-back recession, according to the European Commission. And what are the kids doing these days? It's an age old question. But when it comes to technology, it's an important one. To get some insight, we went to the source -- high schoolers. We found out what apps they use (...Snapchat), what devices they like (iPhones, iPhones, iPhones), and whether they are concerned at all about privacy (that would be a YES).
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The next generation unfriends Facebook. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting the economy added 165,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, beating analyst expectations.
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