Marketplace Morning Report for Friday June 13, 2014

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Oglala Sioux Nation leaders
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Ahead of President Obama’s trip to a Sioux Indian reservation in the Dakotas Friday, we look at the economic and educational challenges facing American Indians, and some of the solutions that have already been tried. Plus, supposedly businesses lose hundreds of millions on Friday the 13th.  And tomorrow also includes a full moon. We investigate. Then, in healthcare these data…data is king. And the primary care offices in Camden, New Jersey have some of the most sophisticated patient data in the country. They can track their patients across the city's healthcare system…some of it in real time…with constant upgrades. But, even then, there’s only so much that data can do. And after, almost all the seafood we eat, 90%, is imported. A new study from the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia, says as much of a third of wild-caught, imported seafood, is caught illegally - or without proper documentation. The United States has one of the largest seafood markets in the world and these illegal imports can add up to $2 billion dollars - a huge bite out of the pockets of American fishermen

Tesla's move to open source may be good for business

In releasing patents, Tesla opens the door to a bigger market for electric cars
Posted In: tesla, Elon Musk, open source
An electric Tesla car goes down an assembly line at a Tesla Motors factory in 2013 in the Netherlands.

PODCAST: Open sourced electric cars

Tesla gives up its patents, President Obama visit to a Native American reservation, and the difficulty of combating illegal fishing

Illegal catches hurt fishermen and fish populations

As much as a third of wild-caught fish imported by the U.S. is caught illegally
Posted In: fish, fishing industry, imports
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Obama will see problems on reservations first hand

The Census Bureau says 27 percent of Native Americans are poor.
Posted In: native americans, President Obama, poverty
Friday the 13th

Is Friday 13th an economic drag? Probably not

Is it really true the economy loses hundreds of millions every Friday the 13th?
Posted In: superstition, economic trends

Data opens doors in healthcare, but then what?

A test for the healthcare system is how well providers respond to data.
Posted In: health care, healthcare reform, data

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So Far To Go Feat. Common & D'angelo
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