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Jun 25, 2012

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 25, 2012

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Egypt has a new president-elect, Mohamed Morsi, whose political party -- the Muslim Brotherhood -- was banned while former President Hosni Mubarak was in office. The board of the University of Virginia meets tomorrow to consider reinstating Teresa Sullivan to…

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PODCAST: New president in Egypt, new decision in the Supreme Court

Jun 25, 2012
Egypt has a new president-elect, Mohamed Morsi, whose political party -- the Muslim Brotherhood -- was banned while former President Hosni Mubarak was in office. The board of the University of Virginia meets tomorrow to consider reinstating Teresa Sullivan to…
Members of the media camp outside the U.S. Supreme Court June 21, 2012, in Washington, D.C. as the Supreme Court is expected to hand down its ruling on the Healthcare Reform Law before the end of its 2011-2012 term.
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After elections, Egyptian economy looks forward

Jun 25, 2012
Mohamed Morsi will be the next president of Egypt. One of his other major challenges is to remake the economy. Egypt suffers from high unemployment and income inequality, among other maladies.

Submit your economic crisis jokes

Jun 25, 2012
Sometimes during a crisis, humor can provide a way to express yourself. So we want to know: What are your best economic crisis jokes?

New settlement comes out of Madoff Ponzi scandal

Jun 25, 2012
There's a new settlement related to the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. It's about a money manager named Ezra Merkin, who has agreed to pay more than $400 million dollars to his former customers who lost billions when he invested their…

Congress to decide on transportation bill, student loan rates

Jun 25, 2012
House lawmakers have until the end of the week to deal with two big economic issues. One is a two year transportation funding bill that puts about three million jobs at stake. The other is how to keep student loan…

Supreme Court announces immigration law ruling

Jun 25, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down large portions of Arizona's new immigration law. Arizona had argued the Congressional stalemate over immigration left it no choice but to take action. But the Court has invalidated a number of key provisions.

Decisions on students, health care and immigration pending

Jun 25, 2012
A decision is expected from the Supreme Court on President Obama's health care overhaul, which is sure to have big economic implications however it is decided -- but there are some other high stakes battles going on.

Fewer Americans saving for emergencies

Jun 25, 2012
A new study says almost half of Americans don't have enough saved to cover three months expenses, up slightly from a year ago.

The price of nature conservation in the U.K.

Jun 25, 2012
In the spirit of environmental conservation, the British government wants to put a price on nature. They've created a group called the Natural Capital Committee, which will put a dollar value on landscapes, river purity, and wildlife.

Cosmetics for men a growing market

Jun 25, 2012
One of the fastest growing segments of the cosmetics market is actually products geared towards men. According to the research firm Mintel, sales of men's toiletries could hit $3.2 billion by 2016.

University of Virginia takes a vote on ousted president

Jun 25, 2012
Sacked president Theresa Sullivan could be reinstated when the university's board meets.

Egypt announces new president-elect Mohamed Morsi

Jun 25, 2012
Egypt has a new president-elect. It's Mohamed Morsi, whose political party, the Muslim Brotherhood, was banned while former President Hosni Mubarak was in office.

Manos the Greek on funny side of economic crisis

Jun 25, 2012
Greece's lenders had planned a visit to the country today, but wouldn't you know it: the brand new finance minister's been fainting and sick to his stomach. If Greece weren't so sad, it'd be funny; maybe it's still funny --…

Job prospects getting worse for law school graduates

Jun 25, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports that newly minted lawyers have only about a 50 percent chance of being employed as lawyers nine months out from graduation.

Egypt has a new president-elect, Mohamed Morsi, whose political party — the Muslim Brotherhood — was banned while former President Hosni Mubarak was in office. The board of the University of Virginia meets tomorrow to consider reinstating Teresa Sullivan to the presidency, after she was ousted a couple of weeks ago. And in the spirit of environmental conservation, the British government wants to put a price on nature.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC