Aug 13, 2012

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 13, 2012

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Wisconsin congressman and now Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in Iowa today, talking with voters at the state fair. It'll be Ryan's first solo appearance since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate on Saturday. New…

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Apple-Samsung trial reveals company secrets

Aug 13, 2012
The Apple/Samsung patent trial has exposed some of Apple’s most closely-guarded research, development and design secrets about early prototypes of the iPhone and iPad.

The latest Olympic star: Kinesio tape

Aug 13, 2012
Olympic athletes helped increase sales of colorful therapeutic tape.

Rental markets tighten up in Chicago

Aug 13, 2012
Renters trying to find places in hot up-and-coming neighborhoods in Chicago find themselves facing big price increases and stiff competition.

Inside vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's budget plan

Aug 13, 2012
Wisconsin congressman and now Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in Iowa today, talking with voters at the state fair. It'll be Ryan's first solo-appearance since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate on Saturday.

Japanese economy grows at just 1.4%

Aug 13, 2012
New figures out this morning show Japan's economy is slowing down. It grew at a rate of 1.4 percent in the latest three month period. That's down sharply from the previous quarter.

Paul Ryan's Wall Street connections

Aug 13, 2012
Many Americans are just getting to know Mr. Ryan, who is most famous for his budget plan. But he is already well known on Wall Street.

Google slashes 4,000 jobs at Motorola Mobility

Aug 13, 2012
Google announced this morning it will lay off 4,000 people. They're all employees of Motorola Mobility, which Google recently bought. The layoffs account for 20 percent of Motorola Mobility's workforce.

Oil prices jump despite expected lower demand

Aug 13, 2012
Oil prices have jumped to a three month high in overseas trading. Brent Crude is at $114 a barrel this morning, despite forecasts that say global oil demand will be lower than first expected.

Motorola Mobility to lose 20% of its workforce

Aug 13, 2012
Google announced this morning it will lay off 4,000 people. They're all employees of Motorola Mobility, which Google recently bought.

Romney's choice of Ryan is about 'substance'

Aug 13, 2012
Politico's Glenn Thrush says Mitt Romney chose to roll the dice with Paul Ryan as his vice president pick because he's betting that voters are craving "substance" and more adult conversations about the deficit and budgets.

PODCAST: Paul Ryan gets picked, Google slashes Motorola Mobility jobs

Aug 13, 2012
Wisconsin congressman and now Republican vice presidential Candidate Paul Ryan will be in Iowa today, talking with voters at the state fair. It'll be Ryan's first solo-appearance since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate on Saturday. New figures…
 Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan talk on their campaign bus before attending a campaign rally at the Waukesha County Expo Center on August 12, 2012 in Waukesha, Wisc.
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Wisconsin congressman and now Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in Iowa today, talking with voters at the state fair. It’ll be Ryan’s first solo appearance since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate on Saturday. New figures out this morning show Japan’s economy is slowing down. It grew at a rate of 1.4 percent in the latest three-month period. The United States is taking home 104 Olympic medals this year. But there’s one winner from the Olympics without any medals. It’s something called Kinesio tape.

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