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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 10, 2013
Jun 10, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 10, 2013

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The uproar over U.S. surveillance of Internet and telephone records could hit transatlantic trade. European lawmakers and privacy campaigners say the revelations might derail plans for a U.S.-EU free trade deal. President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have finished their California summit. If there was a breakthrough, it wasn't on cybersecurity or trade -- it was on fighting climate change. And standing desks -- love 'em, hate 'em, gotta try 'em?

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Parents hire personal trainers to give kids a leg up

Jun 10, 2013
We all want our kids to get into the best colleges they can. Some families take extra measures and spend extra money in pursuit of an edge.

The environment comes out ahead from Xi-Obama summit

Jun 10, 2013
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.

Immigration bill's border security cost could jump even more

Jun 10, 2013
A proposed amendment would double the number of new Customs and Border Patrol officers and add another $6 billion for border security.

NSA surveillance debate could threaten US-EU trade deal

Jun 10, 2013
The furor over U.S. Internet surveillance could hit transatlantic trade. A senior European lawmaker says the revelations could potentially derail plans for a U.S.-EU free trade deal.

The ROI on that degree you just got

Jun 10, 2013
Librarians and marriage counselors need more than three times as long to pay off college loans than lawyers, or those in advertising/marketing careers.

Reinventing the standing desk

Jun 10, 2013
To sit or stand at work? That is the question. For those of you who can't decide, how about something in the middle?

Snowden NSA leak raises questions about intelligence contractors

Jun 10, 2013
Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old private intelligence contractor has revealed himself as the NSA leaker. How did he get access and what does it say about our intelligence apparatus?

When it comes to markets, who knew the Fed could be so stimulating?

Jun 10, 2013
Jim Dunigan, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, discusses the latest twists and turns in market psychology.

Google wants to know where you're driving

Jun 10, 2013
Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.

PODCAST: Amped up border patrol, higher ed degree control

Jun 10, 2013
Keeping up with the Joneses. Measuring the ROI on your advanced degree. And the latest on immigration reform.

The uproar over U.S. surveillance of Internet and telephone records could hit transatlantic trade. European lawmakers and privacy campaigners say the revelations might derail plans for a U.S.-EU free trade deal. President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have finished their California summit. If there was a breakthrough, it wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade — it was on fighting climate change. And standing desks — love ’em, hate ’em, gotta try ’em?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC