Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 6, 2013
Sep 6, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 6, 2013

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JPMorgan is ending its student loan business. A look at what it's like getting a job after being out of work for so long. And what city can afford to put on the 2020 Olympics? 

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Getting back to work after long-term unemployment

Sep 5, 2013
A record number of Americans are long-term unemployed--six months or more. A lackluster job market is putting them back to work--slowly.

The economics of winning an Olympics

Sep 6, 2013
Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?

JPMorgan Chase will stop making student loans

Sep 6, 2013
The country's biggest bank could stop taking new applications in October.

Unemployment falls to 7.3%, 169,000 jobs added

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.

Tech-savvy teachers push schools to new teaching apps

Sep 6, 2013
A handful of big publishers win school district contracts again and again. But the latest generation of teachers is forcing districts to rethink business as usual.
Annual testing may be here to stay, but states are expected to have more leeway.
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More privacy concerns as leaks emerge that NSA can break encrypted data

Sep 6, 2013
More NSA revelations means even more concern about online privacy.

Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers discusses latest jobs report

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.

PODCAST: Jobs numbers and the Olympics

Sep 6, 2013
Jobs numbers came out today--it's been a slow economic recovery. And what role does a nation's economy play when the International Olympic Committee picks a host for the 2020 Olympic Games?

JPMorgan is ending its student loan business. A look at what it’s like getting a job after being out of work for so long. And what city can afford to put on the 2020 Olympics? 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC