Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 19, 2013
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Will the EU cut back aid to Egypt? The U.S. tries to get Japan to buy more American cars. And China tries to lure private equity investors to Tibet.
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JPMorgan is probed over hiring practices in China. The defund Obamacare tour kicks off. And an astrophysicist weighs in on how to speed up plane boarding.
Posted In: Egypt
So far, the U.S. is suspending military exercises with Egypt, but not cutting off military aid money.
Posted In: China, Tibet, tax cuts
When you think of Tibet, you probably don't think of private equity. Nonetheless, some investment companies are moving there, lured by big tax breaks.
Posted In: disability, disabled, Tech
Technology can make us better, faster, stronger, and more productive. But it has another promise: accessibility.
Posted In: airline industry, Science, math
Airlines endlessly try to engineer procedures to speed up boarding and reduce costly delays. A scientist thinks he has the solution.