Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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Beijing is adding more than 50 miles of subway track by the end of next year, but will it really combat traffic, carbon dioxide and other pollution? After 10 years, how has Medicare Part D impacted the pharmaceutical industry? And, the country's most powerful banker gets to stay on as both CEO and Chairman at JPMorgan Chase. We talk to a shareholder that cast a vote.
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The added value of autistic employees

German business software company SAP has announced a push to hire autistic people. SAP says autistic employees raised company productivity and engagement.
Posted In: Germany, SAP, autism, Tech
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Will adding subway lines save Beijing from traffic and smog?

Beijing has announced it will add 50 miles of subway track by the end of next year, making the city's subway system bigger than New York's. But will the new additions alleviate the city's notorious traffic and pollution?
Posted In: China, Beijing, pollution, smog, Transit
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PODCAST: It's electric, boogie woogie woogie

The value of autistic employees. Could the country's largest public power utility really become private? And who is Daniel Werfel?
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As Ben Bernanke speaks, Japan continues stimulus

Today Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his latest economic report to Congress. His testimony comes on the same day that Japan's central bank is indicating its intention to continue stimulus measures.
Posted In: Japan, Ben Bernanke, stimulus, Federal Reserve
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Matching donations with need after natural disasters

After a disaster many people want to help, but there tends to be confusion about what is needed.
Posted In: tornado, oklahoma, natural disasters
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SAP to recruit autistic employees

German business software company SAP has announced a push to hire autistic people. SAP says it's hoping other companies follow its lead.
Posted In: Germany, SAP, autism, Tech
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Could the country’s largest public power utility really become private?

President Obama floated the idea of selling the Tennessee Valley Authority in his budget, released last month. He started receiving pushback almost immediately.
Posted In: Obama, federal budget, energy
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Americans are not happy with their Internet service providers

The latest American Customer Satisfaction Index is out, and one industry in an unfortunate spot when it comes to customer satisfaction: Internet service providers.
Posted In: ISPs, consumer, Internet, telecom
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Community disaster relief with help from a tech company

Caitria O'Neill, CEO of tech company Recovers, explains the digital challenges of natural disasters and recovery.
Posted In: tornado, oklahoma, natural disasters
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Meet Daniel Werfel, the new chief of the IRS

Daniel Werfel starts Wednesday as the new acting administrator of the Internal Revenue Service, succeeding Steven T. Miller, who resigned under pressure last week.
Posted In: IRS, Daniel Werfel
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Allan Sloan: Why I voted to keep Jamie Dimon as Chairman and CEO

Allan Sloan, senior editor at large for Fortune magazine, explains why he voted to allow Jamie Dimon to keep his dual role as CEO and Chairman of JPMorgan Chase.
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, shareholders, ceo
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How Medicare Part D changed the drug industry

The prescription drug plan has created millions of senior customers for the pharmaceutical industry over ten years.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, Medicare, prescription

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