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Intel and eBay are forecasting choppy waters for the second half of the year. Google and Microsoft will release their latest business reports this afternoon. What do earnings reports from these tech companies portend for the rest of the economy?

Adolfo Laurenti, deputy chief economist at Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss.

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