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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Right now, the place to buy stock in Fiat-Chrysler is in Milan, Italy. But Bloomberg is reporting that Fiat's boss is about to ask his board to move its primary stock business to the New York Stock Exchange. American Airlines and US Airways are taking another step towards merging into a single airline. Each will sell tickets on certain flights operated by the other carrier starting today. It's a practice called codesharing, which makes your partner's flights look like your own. And, over the last few days, people in Michoacan, in southwestern Mexico, took matters into their own hands and pushed out members of a powerful drug cartel from their community.

PODCAST: Are black people treated differently on Airbnb?

Carl Icahn wants eBay to spin off PayPal, separating the online auction site from the digital payment service. And, researchers say that African-Americans who rent out comparable apartments in similar neighborhoods charge less for their listings than white hosts do.

Tech worker-SF resident class war comes to Google engineer's front doorstep

San Francisco protesters are targeting a Google engineer in the latest clash between city residents and tech workers.
Posted In: San Francisco, Google

Hacking OKCupid to find true love

A mathematician has written a new book that tells you the secret of OKCupid's algorithms.
Posted In: online dating

Icahn wants eBay to set PayPal free

Carl Icahn wants eBay to spin off PayPal, separating the online auction site from the digital payment service. eBay’s CEO wants to hang onto PayPal.
Posted In: ebay, paypal, Carl Icahn

Vigilante groups on the offensive in Michoacan

In Michoacan, Mexico, vigilante groups are fighting back against drug cartels.
Posted In: Mexico, drug cartel, univision

The promise and pitfalls of expanded Medicaid

Under the Affordable Care Act, many states have made it easier to get Medicaid, a move that will affect cities, experts say.
Posted In: medicaid, Affordable Care Act

Arrivederci, Milan! Fiat-Chrysler coming to the NYSE?

The company could be moving to the New York Stock Exchange.
Posted In: Fiat, new york stock exchange

American and US Airways start code-sharing as a step toward unifying operations

The carriers are taking their merger step by step, including the move for each to sell tickets on some flights operated by the other airline.
Posted In: Airlines, American Airlines, mergers

African-American hosts on Airbnb may make less on listings

Researchers say that African-Americans who rent out comparable apartments in similar neighborhoods charge less for their listings than white hosts do.
Posted In: airbnb, sharing economy

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Low Place Like Home
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Cissy Strut
The Meters
An Announcement to Answer
Quantic
Crickets Sing For Ana Maria
Walter Wanderley
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