Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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President Obama's remarks on Syria and a look at Russia's long term investment in the Middle Eastern country. And a former Lehman executive talks about the company's collapse and how his life has changed in the last five years.  

PODCAST: From Lehman executive to handyman

Former Lehman executive talks about how his life has changed since the 2008 financial crisis.

Five years later: From Lehman executive to handyman

Former Lehman executive talks about how his life has changed since the 2008 financial crisis.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis, big banks

What's the status of the budget deficit?

More information comes this week.
Posted In: markets, budget deficit

A Lego smartphone?

A customizable smartphone made of Legos
Posted In: smartphone, Tech, lego

Reinventing the image of women in tech

A conversation with the founders of She++, an organization built to encourage more women to enter the tech field.
Posted In: women in tech, She++, Tech, college, computer science

Glitches that abruptly bring markets to a halt are on the rise

Competing algorithms could be the culprit. And a new study says they're on the rise.
Posted In: high speed trading, glitches, flash crash

Five years later: What it was like when Lehman came tumbling down

An inside perspective from a former Lehman executive who left Wall Street for good.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis, big banks

Why Russia is so loyal to Syria

Military ties are one big reason why Russia remains steadfast in its loyalty to Syria.
Posted In: Russia, syria, Cold War, foreign investment

Russia's close relationship with Syria

The strategic ties that bind Russia and Syria.
Posted In: syria, Russia, foreign investment

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Sea Legs
The Shins
Move On (feat. Paul MacInnes) [Instrumental]
The Bamboos
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