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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 5, 2013

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The economic summit is supposed to address global economic concerns and, hopefully, give some confidence to the global markets. What is the cost if the talks instead are hijacked by tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Syria and Snowden. The Mexican Senate passes education reform as teachers continue to protest in the country. And as New York Fashion Week moves more and more into the digital realm, will social media take away some of the spectacle that fashion week has become?  

PODCAST: The football may be fantasy, but the money is real

Fans are obsessed with fantasy football--and that has the NFL worried. And a preview of Friday's jobs report.

F.T.C. says webcam company has security flaws

The Federal Trade Commission has settled a claim with maker of webcams over security problems
Posted In: home security, internet of things, Federal Trade Commission, webcam

Some positive news leading up to Friday's jobs numbers

Less people filed for unemployment over the last week. But layoff announcements went up.
Posted In: Unemployment, layoffs, jobs numbers

Mexican lawmakers pass package of changes to schools

The Mexican Senate passes education reform as teachers continue to protest in the country.
Posted In: Mexico, Education

NFL faces stiff competition from fantasy football

More and more fans are opting to stay at home and engage with fantasy football, and that makes some team owners worry about their bottom lines.
Posted In: NFL, football, fantasy football, fantasy sports

What would cyber warfare with Syria look like?

No 'boots on the ground' for now, but what about cyber warfare with Syria?
Posted In: syria, G20, cyber warfare

Okkervil River's Will Sheff on tech and nostalgia

The musician talks about his upcoming album and video game.
Posted In: Okkervil River, Will Sheff, Tech, nostalgia

At Fashion Week, social media spreads the 'fabulous'

Fashion Week's traditional runway shows may not be cost effective for many designers.
Posted In: fashion, Fashion Week, social media

Syria weighs on economic focus of G-20 summit

The meeting of the world's top 20 economies has a broad agenda for addressing global economic concerns, but Syria looms as a point of tension between the U.S. and Russia, the conference's host.
Posted In: G20, global economics, syria, Putin

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