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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 23, 2013
Aug 23, 2013

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The day after the NASDAQ froze, we ask, why? Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi leaves a legacy of economic disaster. The federal government is spending millions of dollars on contracts related to the Affordable Care Act, but private spending to comply with the law is far greater.

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Egypt's Morsi leaves legacy of economic 'disaster'

Aug 23, 2013
Egypt's deposed President, Mohamed Morsi, inherited a country in economic shambles. His largely ineffectual response only exacerbated the problem.
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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Why college endowments don't cover tuition

Aug 23, 2013
As President Obama pressures colleges to limit tuition increases, could colleges with wealthy endowments use some of that money to offset the rising cost of higher education?

A rush of Obamacare spending, public and private

Aug 23, 2013
The federal government is spending millions of dollars on contracts related to the Affordable Care Act, and private spending to comply with the law is far greater.

Trader Joe's goes after Pirate Joe's for reselling products

Aug 23, 2013
The popular grocer is suing a small business owner for reselling its products in Canada.

NASDAQ freezes, fears heat up, high speed trading here to stay

Aug 23, 2013
Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, says glitches like this are bound to keep happening.

Microsoft stock soars as CEO Steve Ballmer steps aside

Aug 23, 2013
Ballmer has led the company at a difficult time for the tech giant, which has struggled to transition its products out of the PC era.

PODCAST: Trader Joe's v. Pirate Joe's

Aug 23, 2013
Trader Joe's goes after Pirate Joe's for reselling products. Why college endowments don't cover tuition. NASDAQ freezes, fears heat up, and high speed trading is here to stay.

The day after the NASDAQ froze, we ask, why? Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi leaves a legacy of economic disaster. The federal government is spending millions of dollars on contracts related to the Affordable Care Act, but private spending to comply with the law is far greater.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC