Katie Long is a contributing digital producer for Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Tech. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, on WNYC, and WNET/Channel Thirteen New York.
Posted In: Lululemon, yoga, Retail
Lululemon shares were down this morning after the yoga-apparel maker announced yesterday that some of its pants are see-through due to a supplier mistake.
Posted In: cyprus, Greece, bailout, Europe debt crisis
As Cyprus debates a controversial bailout plan to tax savings accounts, here are the five things you need to know about Cyprus, its economy, and why it is important to the global economic recovery.
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