Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday April 22, 2014

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President Obama travels to Japan on the first leg of his Asia tour. How have Abenomics -- the policies of Japan's Premier, Shinzo Abe -- transformed the country. Plus, Earth Day isn't what it used to be. Does that hold true for Americans' concern about the environment, too? Does Earth Day hitting middle age affect the environmental groups that rallied troops and fundraising around it?

PODCAST: Activist investors

Netflix is planning to raise prices on new members. And Earth day, at 44, may be a little tired.
Posted In: activist investing, netflix, Earth Day

Netflix to raise prices for new members

The streaming video announces a price hike coming off a better-than-expected earnings report.
Posted In: netflix, streaming video, subscription fees
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Earth day is middle aged. Is it over the hill?

Americans worry less about the environment than scientists say we should
Posted In: climate change, Environment
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Is Abenomics working? Depends on who you ask.

President Obama travels to Japan on the first leg of his Asia tour.
Posted In: Japan, Abenomics

Sherpas base salary is about $2,000

Sherpas who work above base camp earn money on a bonus system.
Posted In: Everest, sherpas

Activist investors help shareholders, right?

A new study says activist investors generated 48 percent average gain for companies they targeted.
Posted In: Allergan, activist investing, Bill Ackman

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Like An Animal (Instrumental)
Cymbals
Legend [Explicit]
Mammut project
Darko (Booka's Airtube Mix)
Booka Shade
Moth
Burial + Four Tet