Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 18, 2013
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The Digital Public Library of America goes online today, with 2.4 million pieces of art and history. As Union Pacific reports earnings, we count what's in their freight cars.What's next for Venezeula? And a long standing real estate term gets a makeover.
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Chinese consumers turn to imported foods. What's up with Apple's stock slide? And Germany approves a $13 billion bailout for Cyprus.
Posted In: boston marathon, boston, reddit, FBI
The U.S. Attorneys' Office and the FBI have been releasing official reports about their investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing, but there's also been amateur sleuthing taking place online at sites like Reddit and 4Chan.
Posted In: library, digital, boston
The Digital Public Library of America goes online today, with 2.4 million pieces of art and history.
Posted In: railroad, Economy, energy, fuel
If you could see inside the cars on a freight train, you'd know more about which parts of the economy are up -- or down.
Posted In: Germany, cyprus, bailout, Europe debt crisis
The overwhelming yes vote came after a warning from Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble that if Cyprus was allowed to go bankrupt, other euro zone countries would be at risk.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, samsung, stock
Today, the tech world today brings you hits from the 80s and 90s: Microsoft and IBM are expected to report healthy earnings today. But what is up with Apple? It’s stock fell again yesterday, and is down 40 percent since last fall.
Posted In: China, Food, Health
Thanks to a string of scandals that have damaged the reputation of China’s domestic food supply, more and more among the country's rising consumer class are turning to imported foods.