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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 1, 2013
Jul 1, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 1, 2013

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The EU gets its first new member in six years -- Croatia -- but it's something less than a celebration. Who knew running the Bank of England turned you into George Clooney. Mark Carney, the former head of Canada's Central Bank, takes over as the head central banker of the U.K. today. And for the first time in over 40 years, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its doors Monday, and on every Monday.

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Manic Mondays at the Met museum in NYC?

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Jul 1, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens permanently on Monday for the first time in 42 years.

Cheaper walkers, wheelchairs on their way

Jul 1, 2013
Medicare drops reimbursement prices on loads of medical equipment on Monday.

Britain's new bank chief takes the helm

Jul 1, 2013
Canadian Mark Carney takes over running the Bank of England today. Carney looks good and has star power, but some wonder whether the current adulation will last.

EU to U.S.: Stop bugging us

Jul 1, 2013
A multi-billion dollar free trade deal between the U.S. and Europe could be in jeopardy following the latest U.S. spying revelations.

Facebook to remove ads from offensive pages

Jul 1, 2013
If you go to Facebook today, you’ll find more content with no ads next to it. Why? It’s deemed controversial by the site, and advertisers don’t want any part of it.

Croatia joins EU after decade of negotiations

Jul 1, 2013
The EU gets its first new member in six years, but it's something less than a celebration.

What the U.S. could learn from Australia's student loan program

Jul 1, 2013
Bruce Chapman, economist at the Australian National University in Canberra discusses Australia's “study now/pay later” student loan formula.

Halfway through 2013, how's the economy doing?

Jul 1, 2013
With 2013 halfway done, how is the economy doing? Julia Coronado, chief North American economist BNP Paribas, shares her take.

PODCAST: A student loan program from down under

Jul 1, 2013
What the U.S. can learn from Australia's 'study now-pay later' student loan formula. New spying revelations cast doubt over U.S.-EU trade deal. And Medicare starts up competitive bidding for medical equipment.

The EU gets its first new member in six years — Croatia — but it’s something less than a celebration. Who knew running the Bank of England turned you into George Clooney. Mark Carney, the former head of Canada’s Central Bank, takes over as the head central banker of the U.K. today. And for the first time in over 40 years, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its doors Monday, and on every Monday.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC