A poster of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi lies in the debris left outside the Rabaa al-Adaweya Mosque in Nasr City on August 15, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.
A poster of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi lies in the debris left outside the Rabaa al-Adaweya Mosque in Nasr City on August 15, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. - 
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Banks and many businesses are closed in Egypt through Monday. The country's military backed government has imposed a state of emergency set to last a month. Zainab Khalifa, who has two jewelry stores in Cairo, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss how her business is faring and what her hopes are for the future of Egypt. Click on the audio player above to hear more. 

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