Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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The Supreme Court begins its new term today, and the first case on its docket is another steeped in controversy. In a sort of sequel to Citizens United, the blockbuster case that allowed unlimited political spending by corporations and labor unions, the court will now weigh in on the issue of individual campaign giving. At the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Bali today, leaders of nearly two dozen countries are talking freer trade and bringing more stability to the global economy. And, today marks the beginning of the U.S. Treasury's roll out of a new $100 bill.
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Posted In: asia, China's Economy
All eyes are on China and its economy at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Bali.
Posted In: Oakland, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing
Using a Kickstarter-like web platform to fill the gaps left by the police force
Posted In: Russia, Olympics, surveillance
Attention all athletes and visitors to the Winter Olympics in Sochi: someone is listening to you.
Posted In: Supreme Court, campaign finance, Citizens United
Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in a campaign finance case you could call the sequel to the landmark campaign finance case Citizens United.