Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 8, 2013
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The U.S. and EU kick off trade talks today, but there may be an unpleasant odor as negotiations begin: European anger about U.S. spying. Congress considers cutting food stamps from the farm bill. As FEMA updates flood maps, residents fear home insurance hikes. And Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory marks 36 years since the last British player won the title.
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Posted In: gay marriage, DOMA
New York and New Jersey have been competing for jobs for decades. Will federal recognition for same-sex marriage give New York an unexpected advantage?
Posted In: Airlines, airline safety, San Francisco
Over the years airlines and aircraft manufacturers have invested in technology to improve crash survivability.
Military commissaries closed by sequester. Thomson Reuters expected to suspend data sneak peaks. And which would you rather have: more jobs or lower interest rates?
Posted In: interest rates, China, jobs numbers
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note -- the benchmark for U.S. interest rates -- was up this morning following Friday's somewhat positive jobs report.
Posted In: reuters, stock market, big data, Wall Street
Is ok to pay to get the jump on market-moving news? Thomson Reuters is expected to suspend the practice of selling so-called sneak peeks of certain economic data to select clients today.
Posted In: Sports, tennis
As a mere U.S. Open champion and Olympic gold medal winner, Murray had been making $12 million a year. That number is expected to shoot up to $75 million after his victory Sunday at Wimbledon.
Posted In: free trade, Europe
The U.S. and EU kick off trade talks today, but there may be an unpleasant odor as negotiations begin: European anger over U.S. spying revelations.
Posted In: FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, flood insurance, flood
FEMA is updating its flood maps to expand areas deemed at risk of damage -- and that’s striking fear in communities that could be deluged with higher insurance bills.
Posted In: smartwatch, pebble, Best Buy, wearable tech
The Pebble smartwatch goes on sale today at Best Buy. Will consumers actually want to read text messages and listen to music from their wrists?
Posted In: social media, Crime, big data, Internet
Joselyn Martinez says her own Internet legwork was the key to catching her father's escaped murderer over 25 years later.