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Feb 11, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 11, 2013

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Texas Governor Rick Perry is visiting California this week to attract companies away from the Golden State with promises of low taxes and fewer regulations. The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a…

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Egypt's economy two years after revolution

Feb 11, 2013
It may still be too early to judge the success or failure of that revolution in Egypt, but one thing is clear: It has not led to economic prosperity.

Making preschool possible for everyone

Feb 11, 2013
Advocates for more federal funding 0f preschools are hoping for a shout out during the State of the Union.

Which is better for business: Texas or California?

Feb 11, 2013
Texas Governor Rick Perry visits California to attract companies away from the Golden State with promises of low taxes and fewer regulations.

EU data protection law could trigger trade war

Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.

Which country depends most on exports?

Feb 11, 2013
Find out which country exports 56 percent of its GDP each year.

Pope Benedict: Leading the church through crisis

Feb 11, 2013
As the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict has been the leader of a troubled brand, as the church was hit hard by the clergy-sex-abuse scandals.

Pope Benedict and the church's brand

Feb 11, 2013
Pope Benedict took office in 2005, as the Catholic Church was reeling from a sex abuse scandal. Has he been effective in restoring the Church's brand around the world?

The fiscal cliff reprise: Meet the sequester

Feb 11, 2013
There are less than three weeks to go until Washington's latest budget deadline -- the $85 billion spending cut package known as the sequester.

PODCAST: Down with the beef burger, the State of the Union for toddlers

Feb 11, 2013
Pope Benedict and the church's branding, the State of the Union for toddlers, and a check in on Egypt two years after its revolution.

Texas Governor Rick Perry is visiting California this week to attract companies away from the Golden State with promises of low taxes and fewer regulations. The EU’s Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties. The U.S. trade deficit shrank at the end of 2012, thanks in part to higher exports. Which of world’s economies depend most on exports?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC