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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 24, 2014
Mar 24, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 24, 2014

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With Russia excluded from the upcoming G-8, we explore the economic benefit that comes from attending these summits. Plus, after piloting the idea in a few dozen locations, Starbucks will begin to serve alcohol and small plates at thousands of locations in coming years. What are the risks to Starbucks’s new strategy? Also on tap is a look at mid-career switchers who are learning to code. Plus, more on how Cypriots are still struggling to recover from the bank collapse in Cyprus a year ago, and the recent finding of offshore reserves of gas in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Reports: NSA spied on China telecom giant Huawei

Mar 24, 2014
Documents stolen by Edward Snowden reveal the NSA spied on Huawei

Leaving the comfort zone to learn computer code

Mar 24, 2014
A cadre of students determined to master software engineering, even in their 50s.

Starbucks is expanding serving alcohol and small plates

Mar 24, 2014
The company known for waking you up wants to offer more.

The economic benefits of attending the G-8 summit

Mar 24, 2014
The future of the G-8 is in question

Natural gas could help Cyprus' economic growth

Mar 24, 2014
On the anniversary of the bank collapse in Cyprus, Cypriots struggle to recover

PODCAST: China, the U.S. dollar, and learning to code

Mar 24, 2014
In the past two weeks, we've seen the most rapid fall in China's currency in decades.

With Russia excluded from the upcoming G-8, we explore the economic benefit that comes from attending these summits. Plus, after piloting the idea in a few dozen locations, Starbucks will begin to serve alcohol and small plates at thousands of locations in coming years. What are the risks to Starbucks’s new strategy? Also on tap is a look at mid-career switchers who are learning to code. Plus, more on how Cypriots are still struggling to recover from the bank collapse in Cyprus a year ago, and the recent finding of offshore reserves of gas in the eastern Mediterranean.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC