Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 4, 2013
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From Cairo, a businessman's view of Egypt's new chapter. Today the American flag flying over the U.S. Capitol in Washington will be made of hemp. And Detroit answers our question: How do you know when you are wealthy?
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Markets spike on Egypt's sharp turn. BART strike reveals the divide between tech and transit workers. And what business lessons can be learned from the Battle of Gettysburg?
Posted In: Civil War, business, business school, leadership
This year is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Aside from its historical importance, turns out there are enduring business leadership lessons to be learned.
Posted In: BART, San Francisco, california, public transportation, unions
The strike has laid bare a tricky cultural divide in the Bay Area, between traffic-weary tech workers who drive the local economy, and blue collar transit workers who feel left behind.
Rap Mogul Jay-Z releases one million copies of his new album "Magna Carta Holy Grail" today to one million Samsung Galaxy S4 owners.