Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 10, 2013

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The uproar over U.S. surveillance of Internet and telephone records could hit transatlantic trade. European lawmakers and privacy campaigners say the revelations might derail plans for a U.S.-EU free trade deal. President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have finished their California summit. If there was a breakthrough, it wasn't on cybersecurity or trade -- it was on fighting climate change. And standing desks -- love 'em, hate 'em, gotta try 'em?
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PODCAST: Amped up border patrol, higher ed degree control

Keeping up with the Joneses. Measuring the ROI on your advanced degree. And the latest on immigration reform.
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Google wants to know where you're driving

Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.
Posted In: Google, google maps, app, social media
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When it comes to markets, who knew the Fed could be so stimulating?

Jim Dunigan, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, discusses the latest twists and turns in market psychology.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, stock market
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Snowden NSA leak raises questions about intelligence contractors

Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old private intelligence contractor has revealed himself as the NSA leaker. How did he get access and what does it say about our intelligence apparatus?
Posted In: government, nsa, surveillance, contractors
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Apple tries to pump up developers

We know what consumers want from Apple, but what about developers?
Posted In: apple, ios, software
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Bill Nye on mining asteroids, space, and spreading science PB&J

Bill Nye the Science Guy discusses asteroid science, space exploration, and why not everyone needs to become an engineer.
Posted In: space exploration, Science, space, asteroid
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In digital age, leaks get harder to hide

The source of information leaks is getting harder to hide. Can whistleblowers do anything to cover their tracks?
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, journalism
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Reinventing the standing desk

To sit or stand at work? That is the question. For those of you who can't decide, how about something in the middle?
Posted In: office behavior, Health, standing desk
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The ROI on that degree you just got

Librarians and marriage counselors need more than three times as long to pay off college loans than lawyers, or those in advertising/marketing careers.
Posted In: college degree, higher education, student loan, student loan debt
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NSA surveillance debate could threaten US-EU trade deal

The furor over U.S. Internet surveillance could hit transatlantic trade. A senior European lawmaker says the revelations could potentially derail plans for a U.S.-EU free trade deal.
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, free trade, Europe
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Immigration bill's border security cost could jump even more

A proposed amendment would double the number of new Customs and Border Patrol officers and add another $6 billion for border security.
Posted In: borders, Immigration
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The environment comes out ahead from Xi-Obama summit

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Obama, climate change
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Parents hire personal trainers to give kids a leg up

We all want our kids to get into the best colleges they can. Some families take extra measures and spend extra money in pursuit of an edge.
Posted In: consumer, fitness, children

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