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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 6, 2014

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This week, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will be in Germany to meet with his counterpart, Wolfgang Schäuble. On the adgenda is the U.S. Treasury's criticism that Germany is putting too much emphasis on selling to the rest of Europe, instead of buying more. If you want to get on the Concorde, you have to go to a museum these days. But private-sector supersonic flight may not be competely dead.  A company called Spike Aerospace is working on an  $80 million private jet due in 2018 that promises to fly from New York to London in less than 4 hours. And, we talk to the CEO of a company based in San Francisco that helps Muslim investors around the world chose stocks and other investment vehicles based on which comply with Islamic teaching and which do not. 

Will I get stuck in the Kitchen Aid ecosystem?

At the big tech CES conference in Las Vegas, many new devices will come out that will help construct the internet of things.
Posted In: internet of things

Cars get even more connected with Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Honda and GM will join Audi in using Android operating systems.
Posted In: cars, Google, audi, Honda, GM

PODCAST: Yellen expected to be confirmed today

Janet Yellen is expected to be confirmed as the chair of the Federal Reserve today. Expect unemployment to drop -- but not because people are heading back to work. And, Delta Air Lines will take its final DC-9 to the skies today, punctuating a most unlikely and colorful span of airliner history.

What if Congress doesn’t reinstate unemployment benefits?

Expect unemployment to drop -- but not because people are heading back to work.
Posted In: unemployment benefits

Looking at the future of the TV

Higher definition? Interactive programming? More movies at home? We look at what's next for TV.
Posted In: television, interactive, techsplainer

How do Muslim investors know when a company is Sharia friendly?

IdealRatings is a San Francisco based company that helps Muslim investors find companies that comply with Islamic teaching.
Posted In: values, Islam, Muslim, socially reponsible investing

Private jet business picks up speed

Fly faster, do more. That’s what the website for Spike Aerospace’s supersonic business jet reads.
Posted In: private jets, aviation

After four decades, Delta's DC-9 jets make final landing

Delta Air Lines will take its final DC-9 to the skies today, punctuating a most unlikely and colorful span of airliner history.
Posted In: aviation, Delta, airplanes

Two economic powerhouses have a sit down

This week, the U.S. and Germany will sit down to talk economy.
Posted In: Germany, jack lew, Europe

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Give You Up (feat. KLP) [Blende Remix]
Crayon
Inside the Dub Plates
Thunder Chicken
The Mighty Imperials