Mar 15, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 15, 2013

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has just announced that it wants to supervise some of the largest players in the $1 trillion student loan industry. European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today, and at the top of their agenda…

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From 'god-like' to team huddle: Training doctors for a new health care future

Mar 15, 2013
At medical schools across the country, more than 30,000 aspiring doctors are meeting their matches and finding out where they will spend the next several years as residents.

Will Obama's second term have a greener tint?

Mar 15, 2013
President Obama highlights his energy policy at an event in Illinois today. What’s that policy, and will it get more attention in the second term than it did in the first?

In Cyprus bailout, what's Russia got to do with it?

Mar 15, 2013
European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today, and at the top of their agenda is Cyprus. The small Mediterranean island nation, which has 850,000 people, is in desperate need of a bailout.

Samsung Galaxy S4 leads the Android pack, challenges Apple

Mar 15, 2013
Samsung unveiled its new smartphone, the Galaxy S4, last night in New York. The phones will start shipping at the end of April and have a slew of new features, including one that is raising some eyebrows, literally.

U.S. seeks to increase oversight of student loan servicers

Mar 15, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to institute rules for certain non-bank loan servicers. What’s the likely result of the rules for borrowers and the industry?

Facade Lift: Midtown Manhattan may get extreme makeover

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Mar 15, 2013
New York's mayor wants to give a facelift to the area of Midtown Manhattan that surrounds the venerable Grand Central Station. The city says it is needed to remain a globally competitive business district.

U.S. factories kick into a higher gear

Mar 15, 2013
U.S. industrial production rose 0.7 percent last month. The growth, the greatest in three months, was led by strong manufacturing output.

JPMorgan ignored risk warnings, misled investors: Report

Mar 15, 2013
Senate investigators are holding a hearing today on JPMorgan’s estimated $6.3 billion losses connected to a London trader known as the 'Whale.' New evidence from internal emails and phone calls suggests the blame may lie with even bigger fish in…

PODCAST: Whale watch, medical match

Mar 15, 2013
Washington goes 'Whale' watching. Will President Obama's second term have a greener tint? And a generation of medical school students learn how to huddle.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has just announced that it wants to supervise some of the largest players in the $1 trillion student loan industry. European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today, and at the top of their agenda is the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. And New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has tried to re-make a lot of the city over the last 11 years. But as he wraps up his third term, he’s got his eye on an extreme makeover of one of Manhattan’s most important business districts.

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