Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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The House passes a temporary debt ceiling relief measure, college philanthropy hits a new high, and how to never miss a call again. 
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How your mortgage is related to the debt ceiling

...not to mention the Federal Reserve and treasury yields.
Posted In: Treasury bill, mortgage, Mortgages, loans, interest rates, Banks, lending, emerging markets
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PODCAST: Living in the 'state' of Silicon Valley

Timothy Draper has a crazy idea. The noted tech venture capitalist is pushing a ballot initiative to break California into six separate states.
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The 'state' of Silicon Valley

A venture capitalist wants California to be six separate entities.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, california
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Heaven or hell? Never miss a call again

An easier way to keep track of messages
Posted In: mobile apps, mobile, television, technology, texting, True Blood
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College philanthropy hits new high

Donations to higher ed reached $33.8 billion in 2013.
Posted In: philanthropy, colleges, universities
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Debt vote helps create a sense of certainty

Increasing government borrowing authority eases worries.
Posted In: politics, Congress, debt ceiling

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