Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 18, 2013
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A new reason to call JPMorgan a power player. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reportedly has evidence JPMorgan used 'manipulative schemes' to make big money off losing power plants. On the subject electricity, do we have enough electricity to run all this air conditioning? A stand off at the border between China and India. And Native Americans see sequester cuts to mental health services.
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Posted In: netflix, emmy awards, emmy's, television
Emmy nominations are out and some of the biggest nods are going to Netflix.
So goes tech earnings, so goes the economy? The state of job training around the world. And as the advertising industry embraces the Internet, it still depends on an older technology to deliver results.
Posted In: India, China
Indian officials have announced plans to place 50,000 troops on the northern border with China. The move could cost $11 billion over seven years.
Posted In: student loan, student debt, higher education, Education
The proposal would link interest rates to financial markets -- specifically the 10-year Treasury note -- and cap rates at 8.25 percent for undergraduate loans and 9.5 percent for graduate loans.
Posted In: Unemployment, career, employee training, austerity, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Five years after the Great Recession, industrialized countries are still down about 16 million jobs. And many of those without work are in need of a skills upgrade.
Posted In: energy, electricity, power grid, weather
A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.
A six second Vine video will renew your belief that we are at our best when we work together.
Posted In: sequester, native americans, mental health
The suicide rate for Native Americans is nearly four times the national average, but many tribes' mental health services have been compromised by the sequester.
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