Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 1, 2013
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Sony turns a profit thanks to a weaker yen. When it comes to helping homeowners struggling with mortgages, is President Obama taking a page out of Mitt Romney's playbook? And the state of tipping in 2013.
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The long history of Silicon Valley and the government. And hows the jobs market doing?
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis
The Center for Public Integrity took at look at a handful of senior people at the now defunct investment bank Bear Stearns and found they are now very gainfully employed elsewhere in the financial services industry.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, defense department, Intel
Revelations that the government is collecting vast amounts of our personal data from companies like Facebook and Google, is raising questions about the relationship between the feds and the tech industry.
Posted In: debit cards, fees, Retail
A judge has ruled the fees banks have been charging retailers for each and every debit-card transaction are too high.
Posted In: mortgage, housing market, Obama
When it comes to helping homeowners struggling with mortgages, is President Obama taking a page out of Mitt Romney's playbook?
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, surveillance, Congress
Newly revealed documents suggest deeper and more widespread NSA surveillance of emails and chat messages. And Oakland, California approves a plan for a new local surveillance center.
Posted In: tips, restaurants, food and drink, Twitter
A New York food truck worker who tweeted about a big company not leaving a tip on a big order lost his job over the tweet.