Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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The euro zone debt crisis may have lost some of the drama we've seen in recent years, but new figures out this morning show it is far from over. Peter Henry, dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, discusses his new book Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth. And a check in on the for-profit college industry as DeVry reports earnings.

Drought helps DuPont rake in profits

DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Posted In: Monsanto, genetically modified food, drought

PODCAST: Netflix, surveillance, and drought profits

Netflix adds subscribers, DuPont earnings are up on drought-resistant seed sales, and after Boston, surveillance cameras are hot sellers.

Netflix adds two million U.S. subscribers

Netflix added two million U.S. subscribers to its streaming video service in the first quarter of this year. Analysts say that the company is making its mark with original programming.
Posted In: netflix, television

Quiz: Is global meat consumption up or down?

How much do you know about global dietary habits and meat consumption?
Posted In: Food, meat, diet

As Germany stumbles, will the rest of Europe fall down with it?

Linked by a common currency, the countries in the euro zone are roped together like climbers scaling a cliff face. If one or more loses their footing, the rest could come crashing down.
Posted In: Germany, France, Europe debt crisis

Want to spur growth in the U.S.? Take a hint from Chile

What can be done to spur growth in the U.S. and the euro zone? Peter Henry, Dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, thinks the answer lies in developing countries.
Posted In: Europe, developing countries, BRICS

We're watching you: Surveillance cameras are a hot ticket item, after Boston

After Boston, surveillance cameras are hot sellers, and it's not just businesses that are buying.
Posted In: security, surveillance, cameras, boston, boston marathon

What DeVry's earnings say about the for-profit college business

As for-profit colleges learn to survive with fewer students, the rise of free online courses raises new questions.
Posted In: Education, DeVry, online education

Is Google Now's data mining coming to your desktop?

Molly Wood, senior editor at CNET, joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to explain Google Now and how it works.
Posted In: Google, Facebook

Daft Punk breaks Spotify record and 2013 sounds a lot like 1978

New data show that the Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" is now the most streamed song on Spotify. Which got us thinking, even though the way we listen to music has changed, the tune has not.
Posted In: Music, spotify

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