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?

PODCAST: Egypt markets spike, BART strike divide

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?

Business school students learn leadership from Battle of Gettysburg

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: Civil War, business, business school, leadership

Markets spike on Egypt's sharp turn

Markets in Egypt rose so quickly this morning officials had to temporarily suspend trading.
Posted In: Egypt, morsi, stock market, Cairo

A Cairo businessman's view of Egypts new chapter

Tarek Tawfik, managing director of the Cairo Poulty Company, discusses the political and economic challenges ahead for him and his country.
Posted In: Egypt, morsi

BART strike reveals tech, transit worker divide

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.
Posted In: BART, San Francisco, california, public transportation, unions

Why movie crews are headed to Ohio

Ohio's film tax credits have drawn movie crews back to Cleveland, but there's debate as to whether the tax breaks truly deliver.
Posted In: movies, film, hollywood, tax credit

Hemp flag stokes industry hopes

The flag flying over the U.S. Capitol on July Fourth? Made of hemp.
Posted In: marijuana, hemp, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Fourth of July

Fireworks Tech: Behind the scenes

Displays are getting more impressive thanks to new technologies like computerized electronic matches and synchronized music.
Posted In: Fourth of July, fireworks, Tech, New York

Jay-Z goes platinum on Samsung Galaxy

Rap Mogul Jay-Z releases one million copies of his new album "Magna Carta Holy Grail" today to one million Samsung Galaxy S4 owners.

Detroit: You Know You're Wealthy When...

How do you know you're wealthy? Here's what people in a city that's $15 billion in debt had to say.
Posted In: Detroit, wealth, poverty, Personal Finance

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