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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Posted In: Google, google maps, app, social media
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: Federal Reserve, stock market
Jim Dunigan, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, discusses the latest twists and turns in market psychology.
Posted In: government, nsa, surveillance, 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: space exploration, Science, space, asteroid
Bill Nye the Science Guy discusses asteroid science, space exploration, and why not everyone needs to become an engineer.
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, free trade, Europe
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: borders, Immigration
A proposed amendment would double the number of new Customs and Border Patrol officers and add another $6 billion for border security.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Obama, climate change
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: consumer, fitness, children
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.
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