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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday April 18, 2014
Apr 18, 2014

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

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Home Depot turns to the Internet for growth

Apr 18, 2014
Home Depot as an online retailer.

New trade talks spark beef over tariffs

Apr 18, 2014
U.S. is pressuring Japan to remove import tariffs on pork and beef

Will the future economy be driven by purpose or money?

Apr 18, 2014
Aaron Hurst, author of "The Purpose Economy," argues workers are driven by more than just the promise of a paycheck.

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

Apr 18, 2014
The case hinges on what constitutes a public broadcast versus a private one.

PODCAST: Obamacare's youth movement

Apr 18, 2014
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.

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 team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC