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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 3, 2013
Jun 3, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 3, 2013

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Amid a surge of anti-government protests in Turkey today, the Turkish lira fell 0.6 percent compared to the U.S. dollar. But the story doesn't end there, many emerging market currencies are down as U.S. interest rates increase. Disasters, it is said, are great equalizers, striking rich and poor alike. But do the bonds forged in crisis survive recovery? And, guess which country has the most tippers. 

 

Segments From this episode

Friendship crosses class lines in tornado's wake

Jun 3, 2013
Disasters, it is said, are great equalizers, striking rich and poor alike. But do bonds forged in crisis survive recovery?

Car market may be up, but deals are hard to find

Jun 3, 2013
U.S. auto sales are expected to show strong growth in May as Americans snap up new cars and switch to more fuel efficient models. It's great for the car companies, but the deals aren't as sweet for consumers.

Doctors seek MBA's to grapple with health care reform

Jun 3, 2013
As health care reform starts upending the economics of medicine, the Kelley School -- a top-20 MBA program, based in Indiana -- is looking to cash in by launching an online MBA for just doctors.

Solar rises as an African energy alternative

Jun 3, 2013
Countries from central and east Africa gather to talk solar power as Africa emerges as a market for alternative energy.

Apple goes to court over alleged e-book price fixing

Jun 3, 2013
The Justice Department has accused Apple of colluding with publishers to fix the price of e-books.

Storage scores: 90% of world's data produced in last two years

Jun 3, 2013
According to the Chamber of Commerce, 90 percent of the world's data has been produced in the last two years. And that means, of course, that companies need a place to store it.
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Emerging market economies see currency slowdown

Jun 3, 2013
From the Turkish lira to the South African rand, many emerging market currencies are down as U.S. interest rates increase.

PODCAST: Apple in court, Doctor MBA's

Jun 3, 2013
Apple goes to court over alleged e-book price fixing. Doctors seeks MBA's to grapple with health care reform. And alternative energies heat up in Africa.

Factory data suggest economic pick-up

Jun 3, 2013
The Institute of Supply Management releases its survey of U.S. factories for the month of May today. In Europe, the latest factory ordering data are indicating modest economic improvement.

Amid a surge of anti-government protests in Turkey today, the Turkish lira fell 0.6 percent compared to the U.S. dollar. But the story doesn’t end there, many emerging market currencies are down as U.S. interest rates increase. Disasters, it is said, are great equalizers, striking rich and poor alike. But do the bonds forged in crisis survive recovery? And, guess which country has the most tippers. 

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC