Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 3, 2013

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Amid a surge of anti-government protests in Turkey today, the Turkish lira fell 0.6 percent compared to the U.S. dollar. But the story doesn't end there, many emerging market currencies are down as U.S. interest rates increase. Disasters, it is said, are great equalizers, striking rich and poor alike. But do the bonds forged in crisis survive recovery? And, guess which country has the most tippers.   

Factory data suggest economic pick-up

The Institute of Supply Management releases its survey of U.S. factories for the month of May today. In Europe, the latest factory ordering data are indicating modest economic improvement.
Posted In: factory, Europe, Chrysler

PODCAST: Apple in court, Doctor MBA's

Apple goes to court over alleged e-book price fixing. Doctors seeks MBA's to grapple with health care reform. And alternative energies heat up in Africa.

Emerging market economies see currency slowdown

From the Turkish lira to the South African rand, many emerging market currencies are down as U.S. interest rates increase.
Posted In: currency, turkey, emerging markets

Storage scores: 90% of world's data produced in last two years

According to the Chamber of Commerce, 90 percent of the world's data has been produced in the last two years. And that means, of course, that companies need a place to store it.
Posted In: big data, data, Tech

Apple goes to court over alleged e-book price fixing

The Justice Department has accused Apple of colluding with publishers to fix the price of e-books.
Posted In: apple, ebooks, steve jobs

Solar rises as an African energy alternative

Countries from central and east Africa gather to talk solar power as Africa emerges as a market for alternative energy.
Posted In: solar, Kenya, SolarReserve, Africa

Doctors seek MBA's to grapple with health care reform

As health care reform starts upending the economics of medicine, the Kelley School -- a top-20 MBA program, based in Indiana -- is looking to cash in by launching an online MBA for just doctors.
Posted In: doctor, health care, Affordable Care Act

Car market may be up, but deals are hard to find

U.S. auto sales are expected to show strong growth in May as Americans snap up new cars and switch to more fuel efficient models. It's great for the car companies, but the deals aren't as sweet for consumers.
Posted In: Auto, auto industry, GM

Friendship crosses class lines in tornado's wake

Disasters, it is said, are great equalizers, striking rich and poor alike. But do bonds forged in crisis survive recovery?
Posted In: tornado, oklahoma, natural disasters

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Move On (feat. Paul MacInnes) [Instrumental]
The Bamboos
King Of Hush
Sola Rosa
The Electric Sound Of Johnny Arrow
Refried Food

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