Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 22, 2013
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Is the once fast-growing, profitable reality TV machine sputtering? German airline Lufthansa has canceled most of its flights today due to an employee strike. And the word 'entitlement' is all over Washington these days, but what does it mean?
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Posted In: GDP, Economics
The U.S. economy will grow by 3 percent this summer, due to a change in the data used to calculate GDP.
Caterpillar shrinks, GDP grows, and Made in Italy -- but by China.
Posted In: entitlements, safety net, federal budget
'Entitlement' has almost contradictory meanings in casual conversation - and also, depending on your views, in political discourse about the social safety net
Posted In: cars, auto industry, Alabama
Jamie Kitman, New York editor for Automobile Magazine, checks in from his cross country road trip to discuss the market for classic sports cars.
Posted In: sequester, FAA, air traffic controllers, furloughs
Some groups have filed suit to stop the furloughs of air traffic controllers. The FAA must cut hundreds of millions under federal budget sequestration.
Posted In: reality tv, television, media
Today Dutch group Mars One is set to announce details about its plan to fund a human colony on Mars -- by turning the process into a reality TV show. Is the once fast-growing, profitable reality TV machine -- here on Earth -- sputtering?