May 30, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 30, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about an auction next month for more than 24,000 Bitcoins; a new survey that reveals less than half of Americans plan to take a vacation this summer; and why Silicon Valley's slowdown is just "frothy"…

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Another summer without a summer vacation

May 30, 2016
A new survey says less than half of Americans will take a vacation this summer.
Not everyone is feeling the effects of the economic recovery.
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Grilling beef today? Read this.

May 30, 2016
New labeling requirements from the USDA are a reminder to cook meat thoroughly.
Tenderizing meat can introduce bacteria into its center.
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Helping pets have a good end-of-life with hospice care

May 30, 2016
The growing field of pet hospice care helps elderly pets and their owners.
Suki, a 15-year old Cairn terrier, enjoys a little sunshine and a patch of green. Her owners are choosing pet hospice and palliative care as her health declines.
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China's bumpy path toward market reform

May 30, 2016
China's markets, steak labeling, and hospice care for animals.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about an auction next month for more than 24,000 Bitcoins; a new survey that reveals less than half of Americans plan to take a vacation this summer; and why Silicon Valley’s slowdown is just “frothy” — not the sign of a bubble bust.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC