Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 13, 2013
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Allegations the NSA has hacked networks in Hong Kong and China are generating a big reaction among China's state-run media. Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some worry they could drive prices up. And a look back at housing bubbles past.
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Carnival's Triump re-launches. An egg battle hatches into a debate about states' rights. And U.S. spying on EU citizens.
Posted In: privacy, Europe, surveillance, Obama
The Obama Administration successfully lobbied the EU to do away with a proposed data privacy measure, according to a report in the Financial Times. The exclusion would make it easier for the U.S. to spy on EU citizens.
Posted In: apps, Wall Street, social media
Wall Street bankers are catching on to Snapchat, an app which allows user to send photos and other messages that self-destruct in a seconds.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, health care reform
Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some fear they could drive prices up.
Posted In: eggs, animal rights, chickens, food and drink, farm bill
A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.
Posted In: cruise, cruise ships
Carnival's sullied cruise ship Triumph relaunches today. Can the ship bounce back after its public relations disaster earlier this year?
Posted In: montana, housing market, housing crisis
Check out our side-by-side comparison of these two booms and busts nearly a hundred years apart... make your own comparisons.
Posted In: China, nsa, Edward Snowden, PRISM
Allegations that Hong Kong and China were among tens of thousands of targeted networks by the NSA have generated a big reaction in Beijing and among China's state-run media.