Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Episode Description 
Kevin Spacey has been lobbying the state congress in Maryland, which is where the Netflix hit House of Cards is filmed. The company wants tax breaks, but Maryland's saying no. Also, we take a look at the individual investor in the HFT environment. 

PODCAST: Dealing with high frequency trading

Retail store are looking to get more foot traffic with cell phone charging stations. And Netflix gets Frank Underwood to lobby for them.
Posted In: Wall Street, high frequency trading, netflix, house of cards, cell phones, Retail

High-frequency trading in the spotlight

'Moneyball' author says HFT traders skim away others' profits
Posted In: HFT, trading, stock market, Michael Lewis, book

Netflix deploys Frank Underwood

Kevin Spacey helped Netflix lobby Maryland for tax breaks
Posted In: netflix, Maryland, tax breaks, house of cards

Shop and charge: stores offer cellphone charging

Brick-and-mortar shops are providing free cellphone charging
Posted In: cell phones, Retail

DARPA looks to biotechnology for next innovations

An interview on how DARPA is adapting to a changing tech landscape
Posted In: DARPA, brain initiative, prosthetics, biotechnology, Science

Rising small business sales likely to continue in 2014

Many baby boomers were unable to sell during the Great Recession
Posted In: Small Business, baby boomers, retirement savings

Happy Birthday, world's most valuable company

Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Posted In: April, feng shui

Music from this show

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Make The Road By Walking
Menahan Street Band
Le dub
You've Been Spiked
Why You Wanna
The bootleggers
Kid Loco

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