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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 13, 2013
Sep 13, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 13, 2013

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The short-message social media company Twitter wants to sell many little slices of itself to the public.  It announced its IPO idea in a tweet, of course. And as we approach the fifth anniversary of the day Lehman Brothers went bust, a look at the continuing global effects of the financial crash. 

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For Twitter, the 'P' in 'IPO' may not be so public yet

Sep 13, 2013
The company won't have to reveal company information publicly for quite some time.

Ireland five years after Lehman

Sep 13, 2013
Five years after Lehman went bust, Ireland is still grappling with the effects of the global crisis.

The global echos of America's financial mess

Sep 13, 2013
The effects of the 2008 financial crisis hit even disparate economies like Ireland, Iceland and Latvia.

Why Twitter is going public now

Sep 13, 2013
For Twitter, patience was probably a virtue.

How did a former treasury secretary move markets today by doing absolutely nothing?

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.

The rising cost of infertility

Sep 13, 2013
It's getting more and more expensive to make a baby.

Favorite show cancelled before it got a chance to breathe? Wasn't always that way.

Sep 13, 2013
Today, networks can spend millions on a series and still cancel it after two or three episodes. But that wasn't always the case.

PODCAST: A bit of wrong news sways the markets today

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper affected investor activity today.

The short-message social media company Twitter wants to sell many little slices of itself to the public.  It announced its IPO idea in a tweet, of course. And as we approach the fifth anniversary of the day Lehman Brothers went bust, a look at the continuing global effects of the financial crash. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC