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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 15, 2013
Nov 15, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 15, 2013

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In the U.S., there's an increased focus on how much chief executives are paid versus everybody else at a company. Three years after it was passed into law, this fall, the SEC proposed rules for requiring companies to publicize the ratio of CEO pay over employee pay. In Switzerland next week, some sharp curbs on executive pay are under consideration. Parts of the Northeast got the season's first dusting of natural snow this week, but the region's skiing industry wasn't waiting for nature. And, a look at the economics of recycling in the United States on this "America Recycles Day."

Segments From this episode

Recycling? Don't overdo it.

Nov 15, 2013
Recycling is expensive but good -- up to a point.

Northeast ski resorts fire snow guns to start the season

Nov 15, 2013
Newer technology means ski resorts can cover more ground earlier, and stay open longer.

In signing up the young, it's slow going

Nov 15, 2013
For Obamacare to work, the "young invincibles" need to sign up. And, so far, they're not.

Switzerland to vote on how much the boss gets paid

Nov 15, 2013
Swiss voters will consider new restrictions limiting CEO pay to 12 times that of the lowest paid worker at a company.

China eases one-child policy, but don't expect more 'little emperors'

Nov 15, 2013
China said today it's easing its one-child policy, but economics could still stand in the way of more children.

Insurance companies scramble as Obama changes health law

Nov 15, 2013
Health insurance companies are trying to adapt after the president announced a policy reversal to let people with cancelled policies keep their insurance.

PODCAST: China to ease one-child policy

Nov 15, 2013
Janet Yellen testified before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday. China said today it's easing its one-child policy, but economics could still stand in the way of more children. And, the new PlayStation comes out tomorrow, and the battle for the living room ramps up another notch.

In the U.S., there’s an increased focus on how much chief executives are paid versus everybody else at a company. Three years after it was passed into law, this fall, the SEC proposed rules for requiring companies to publicize the ratio of CEO pay over employee pay. In Switzerland next week, some sharp curbs on executive pay are under consideration. Parts of the Northeast got the season’s first dusting of natural snow this week, but the region’s skiing industry wasn’t waiting for nature. And, a look at the economics of recycling in the United States on this “America Recycles Day.”

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC