Marketplace Morning Report for Friday April 18, 2014

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The Supreme Court hears arguments next week in a case that pits traditional broadcasters against a new service that makes over-the-air TV available on your phone, tablet or computer. Some say that this technology is as revolutionary as the VHS tape was a generation ago. We explain the legal arguments and what's at stake. Plus, we talk to the author of “The Purpose Economy” about how our economy is shifting towards one driven by purpose and social good, instead of being driven solely by money. He uses examples like Millennials opting for start-ups as their preferred career path, and an overall focus on shared economies

The resurgence of dot-com investment

Web ventures are getting the most investment money
Posted In: venture capital

PODCAST: Obamacare's youth movement

Japan and the U.S. are having beef over the price of meat. And, the fight between TV broadcasters and Aereo goes to the Supreme Court.
Posted In: Aereo, Affordable Care Act, meat, Japan

A 'threat' to broadcast TV heads to D.C.

The case hinges on what constitutes a public broadcast versus a private one.
Posted In: fcc, Aereo

Will the future economy be driven by purpose or money?

Aaron Hurst, author of "The Purpose Economy," argues workers are driven by more than just the promise of a paycheck.

New trade talks spark beef over tariffs

U.S. is pressuring Japan to remove import tariffs on pork and beef
Posted In: free trade, TPP

Home Depot turns to the Internet for growth

Home Depot as an online retailer.
Posted In: Home Depot, online

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Post Humous
Like An Animal
Magician's Assistant
Berry Weight
Miss Teardrop
Felix Laband

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