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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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Obama announces two new manufacturing institutes tomorrow, aimed at attracting and nurturing businesses that will hire workers for highly paid jobs in the United States. One is in Detroit, the other Chicago. Kate Davidson asks what the new facility means for Chicago’s economy, and for US manufacturing.

GOP eyes big reforms for nation’s tax code

Congressional Republicans expect to unveil their plan.
Posted In: Taxes, tax, Congress, reform

Look out Wall Street: Here comes Sina Weibo

Weibo, the social network that has transformed the way young Chinese share information, now has plans to go public in the U.S.
Posted In: Weibo, Wechat, China

PODCAST: Bitcoin mystery

Many are expecting Mt. Gox to file for bankruptcy.
Posted In: bitcoin

Chicago, Detroit get funding for next-gen manufacturing

President Obama announces two innovation institutes.
Posted In: car manufacturing

Why has the Oscar lost its buzz?

Are the films or the ceremonies to blame?
Posted In: Oscars, academy awards

Captured drug lord a master of supply chain management

"El Chapo" likely left a successor to continue in his steps.
Posted In: drugs, Sinoloa, drug trade, Mexico, drug war

Estonia: Europe's economic comeback kid?

One of the first European counties to show some welcome economic growth after the financial crisis was one of the very smallest.
Posted In: estonia

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