Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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An IMF delegation arrives in Cairo today for talks with the Egyptian government on a $4.8 billion loan. Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea blocks South Korean worker access to an industrial zone along the border of the two countries. And with tax day less than two weeks away, we give you some tips to avoid an audit.
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The SEC gives a thumbs up to social media, Bitcoin continues to spike in the wake of the crisis in Cyprus, and Monsanto targets Latin American agriculture.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, social media, netflix
In a move that could change the way companies communicate with their investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that company executives can use sites like Twitter and Facebook to release market moving news.
Posted In: bitcoin, currency, cyprus, Tech
Whenever there's a big economic crisis, investors usually flock to the safety of gold or U.S. government bonds. But when things got crazy in the last couple weeks in Cyprus, it was something called Bitcoin that surged in value.
Posted In: North Korea, South Korea
Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea blocks South Korean worker access to an industrial zone along the border of the two countries.
Posted In: Monsanto, biotech
Monsanto reports earnings and a lot of the company’s growth is based on Latin America.
Posted In: email, family, Tech
When it comes to your email, how soon are you expected to reply? And when is it ok to delay?
Posted In: start-ups, sensors, touch screen
A New York City start-up called Tactonic Technologies has revolutionized the computer touch sensor, making them tough enough and cheap enough to turn an entire floor, maybe an entire gym or theme park into a surface that senses footsteps.