Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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The United Nations General Assembly meets in New York this week -- a look at its Millennium Development Goals. China will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in the city of Shanghai, where foreign companies will be able to sell products without the burden of import duties or taxes. And the long-term impact of the floods in Colorado.
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Fiat, Chrysler's largest stakeholder, is upset after Union push for IPO. Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle. And why California's dairy farmers and cheese producers aren't seeing eye-to-eye.
Posted In: california, dairy, cheese, milk, dairy farmers
California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.
Posted In: Chrysler, United Auto Workers, Fiat, IPO
You haven't been able to buy Chrysler stock since the 2009 bankruptcy. That could change.
Posted In: United Nations, General Assembly, goals, Millennium Development Goals
What more needs to be done to tackle the UN's Millennium Development Goals?