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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 14, 2013
Jun 14, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 14, 2013

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Voters in Iran go to the polls today to pick a new president -- what does it mean for their economy? The Airbus A350 jumbo jet makes its maiden flight today. It’s Airbus’ answer to rival Boeing’s ill-fated 787 Dreamliner, which broke ground on aerodynamics and fuel efficiency four years ago. And we take a look at the 'Moneyball' economy.

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Will the Fed begin phasing out its economic stimulus program?

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Jun 14, 2013
At its two-day meeting next week, the Federal Reserve Board may indicate whether it will begin 'tapering' its quantitative easing program.

How putting a price on something can change everything

Jun 14, 2013
Why do Major League Baseball games take so long to play these days? Because the Oakland A's found that the best way to produce runs is to draw a lot of walks. So baseball became a game of hitters waiting out pitchers.

Economy takes center stage in Iran election

Jun 14, 2013
Iran’s economy is likely to be a major election issue, as the country faces crippling international sanctions, 30 percent unemployment, and soaring inflation.

Airbus A350 learns lessons from 787 struggles

Jun 14, 2013
The launch of the A350 comes months after Boeing's Dreamliner, and proves the benefits of going second when it comes to innovative technology.
Airbus's next-generation A350 plane about to take off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport, southwestern France, on its first test flight on June 14, 2013.
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Latinos more in favor of health care reform: Poll

Jun 14, 2013
Nationwide, skepticism over the Affordable Care Act is persistent. But according to a poll conducted by the Spanish language broadcaster Univision, Latinos in California have a much more positive take new health care law.

Why markets are so volatile right now

Jun 14, 2013
Part of what’s moving traders is uncertainty about the Fed’s next moves. But a number of key factors around the world have investors bracing for more sharp peaks and deep valleys.

PODCAST: Maybe they're just too demanding...when markets cry

Jun 14, 2013
Is market volatility all a misunderstanding. Latinos in California feel pretty good about health care reform. And how do Mother's Day and Father's Day compare when it comes to spending on gifts?

Global stock markets shed trillions in value since May

Jun 14, 2013
Markets thy name is volatility. Over the past month, how much value has been lost on stock markets around the world?

Voters in Iran go to the polls today to pick a new president — what does it mean for their economy? The Airbus A350 jumbo jet makes its maiden flight today. It’s Airbus’ answer to rival Boeing’s ill-fated 787 Dreamliner, which broke ground on aerodynamics and fuel efficiency four years ago. And we take a look at the ‘Moneyball’ economy.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC