Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 10, 2014
Oct 10, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 10, 2014

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The sell-a-thon persists on world stock markets this morning. This is the week that the International Monetary Fund revised downward its forecast for economic growth around the world, not so much the U.S., but a lot of other places, including Asia and Europe. More on that. Plus, we talk about a connection between the digital device that so many of us can't seem to do without and digging big holes in the ground--Electronics need certain rare metals and other natural materials that are often in limited supply and hard to find.

 

 

 

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How companies help workers with their mental health

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A new designation for the San Gabriel Mountains

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PODCAST: Taking a mental health day

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World economies, mental health days, and Bolivia's elections.

The sell-a-thon persists on world stock markets this morning. This is the week that the International Monetary Fund revised downward its forecast for economic growth around the world, not so much the U.S., but a lot of other places, including Asia and Europe. More on that. Plus, we talk about a connection between the digital device that so many of us can’t seem to do without and digging big holes in the ground–Electronics need certain rare metals and other natural materials that are often in limited supply and hard to find.

 

 

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC