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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 22, 2013
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Economic stimulus in Japan gets a political boost. The IRS beats the sequester. A company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, tries to help residents move off government assistance. And do you do work during summer vacation? Turns out you're in good company.

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Economic stimulus in Japan gets a political boost

Jul 22, 2013
The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will now control both houses of parliament. What does the new majority mean for Abe's economic plans?

Welfare caseworkers head to the factory

Jul 22, 2013
A factory in Michigan actually pays the state government to bring a public caseworker to the company to help its low-income workers.

IRS beats the sequester! Lucky you

Jul 22, 2013
The IRS is canceling its Monday furlough day because it has managed to cut costs enough to avoid it.

Quiz: How does China compare?

Jul 22, 2013
When it comes to per capita income level, which country is most like China?

McDonald's earnings: So goes the cheeseburger, so goes the economy?

Jul 22, 2013
McDonald's has released its latest business results, and the numbers are a few Happy Meals short of expectations.

PODCAST: Obama's economic hyperdrive

Jul 22, 2013
Obama's economic offensive. What is the Hyperloop? And, when it comes to per capita income level, which country is most like China?

Obama to kick off White House economic offensive

Jul 22, 2013
Starting Wednesday, President Obama will make a series of speeches on the economy. He's trying to set the stage for this fall.

Economic stimulus in Japan gets a political boost. The IRS beats the sequester. A company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, tries to help residents move off government assistance. And do you do work during summer vacation? Turns out you’re in good company.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC