Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday April 16, 2014

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Bangladesh's Shrimp Industry Accused Of Worker Exploitation
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A bacterial infection is roiling through shrimp farms in Southeast Asia, disrupting production and raising shrimp prices in the U.S., which depends on Asia for most of its shrimp. "Infant mortality syndrome" has knocked off Thailand as the biggest exporter to U.S. Now that's India. Plus, this week is the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, a design innovation that had a huge impact on auto makers and auto culture. Has any U.S. car design had a similar impact since?

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Posted In: oman, Oil

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Posted In: China, shrimp, Silicon Valley, homelessness
1965 Ford Mustang Assembly Line

Happy 50th birthday, Ford Mustang

The Ford Mustang is a design innovation that lives on.
Posted In: automobiles, Ford
Bangladesh's Shrimp Industry Accused Of Worker Exploitation

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

A bacterial infection is roiling through shrimp farms in Southeast Asia.
Posted In: shrimp, seafood

On a bus to nowhere

Many Silicon Valley homeless take "Hotel 22" bus for hours every night.
Posted In: homelessness, Silicon Valley, public transportation

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A Million and One Things To Do (Instrumental)
Time Machine
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Tight Times
Jimmy McGriff
A Million and One Things To Do (Instrumental)
Time Machine