Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 13, 2013

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The short-message social media company Twitter wants to sell many little slices of itself to the public.  It announced its IPO idea in a tweet, of course. And as we approach the fifth anniversary of the day Lehman Brothers went bust, a look at the continuing global effects of the financial crash. 

PODCAST: A bit of wrong news sways the markets today

False information from a Japanese newspaper affected investor activity today.

Favorite show cancelled before it got a chance to breathe? Wasn't always that way.

Today, networks can spend millions on a series and still cancel it after two or three episodes. But that wasn't always the case.
Posted In: TV shows, television, networks, Entertainment

The rising cost of infertility

It's getting more and more expensive to make a baby.
Posted In: IVF, in vitro, fertility, reproductive health

Why Twitter is going public now

For Twitter, patience was probably a virtue.
Posted In: Twitter, IPO, Facebook, stock market, Tech

The global echos of America's financial mess

The effects of the 2008 financial crisis hit even disparate economies like Ireland, Iceland and Latvia.
Posted In: financial crisis, Lehman Brothers, Ireland, latvia, Iceland, Eurozone

Ireland five years after Lehman

Five years after Lehman went bust, Ireland is still grappling with the effects of the global crisis.
Posted In: Ireland, Lehman, financial crisis

For Twitter, the 'P' in 'IPO' may not be so public yet

The company won't have to reveal company information publicly for quite some time.
Posted In: Twitter, IPO, Tech

Catching up w/ tech news. This week's Silicon Tally

69.63 kilobytes, 84.1 million, 12,000 resumes, and 3: Can you guess what these numbers mean?
Posted In: silicon tally, Tech

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Spectacular [Explicit]
Dujeous
Panic in Funkytown
Blockhead
Rififi Rococo
Chris Joss