Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says some of that bad air people breath in the American West is imported from China. A lot of the imported pollution has been specifically identified as coming from factories in eastern China that make goods purchased by Americans, which is raising fascinating questions about who is really to blame for the bad air. The annual meeting of The World Economic Forum kicks off tomorrow in Davos, Switzerland. This year, one of the big items on the agenda is inequality. And, around two dozen countries have made the move from paper bills to plastic. But in the U.S., we take our time before messing with our money.
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The Ukrainian government may be using mobile phone location data to intimidate protesters during ongoing civil unrest.
A new IEA report out Tuesday says global oil demand will rise by 1.3 million barrels per day this year. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum kicks off this week, in Davos. One of the items on the agenda is inequality. And, the JOBS Act will promote equity investing through crowdfunding.
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Buy a $5 Canadian bill -- it's polymer base makes it fun to torture and almost impossible to destroy.
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The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum kicks off this week, in Davos, Switzerland. This year, one of the items on the agenda is inequality.