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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 24, 2013
Jun 24, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 24, 2013

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A new study shows Southwest states -- New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada -- rank the lowest when it comes to child well-being. Markets in China continue their plunge, but the Chinese government says that's ok. And you've heard of shrinking airplane legroom, but what about shrinking armroom?

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New planes not just high tech, they'll be more crowded

Jun 24, 2013
New planes are not just high tech, they'll be more crowded.

Community colleges face retirement crisis

Jun 24, 2013
40 percent of community college presidents are expected to retire in the next five years.

Markets continue to fall in China after lending freeze

Jun 24, 2013
The key stock index in Shanghai fell 5.3 percent today. The loss, the worst in 4 years, comes after China’s central bank froze lending between the country's financial institutions last week.

Are banks ready for another financial crisis?

Jun 24, 2013
In its annual report, the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, says central banks have done their part. Now it’s time for governments to do more.

Study of children's well-being finds Southwest at bottom

Jun 24, 2013
Collapsed housing markets and sharp cuts in state spending put New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada at bottom of survey of children's welfare.

FBI requests 'Portlandia' clip for training

Jun 24, 2013
The FBI has asked IFC sketch comedy show 'Portlandia' for rights to use a clip from the program in its advanced intelligence training classes.

PODCAST: Don't bank on the central bank

Jun 24, 2013
Markets down in China after the country's central bank freezes lending. And after central banks do their part, what can the government to do shore up banks?

Mexican border factories offer better benefits than your job

Jun 25, 2013
Two factories in Tijuana have been singled out as the best places to work in Mexico and can teach U.S. companies a thing or two about innovative employee benefits.

A new study shows Southwest states — New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada — rank the lowest when it comes to child well-being. Markets in China continue their plunge, but the Chinese government says that’s ok. And you’ve heard of shrinking airplane legroom, but what about shrinking armroom?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC