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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 4, 2013
Nov 4, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 4, 2013

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India tries its hand at interplanetary exploration as the country prepares to launch its first unmanned Mars orbiter. The World Retail Congress Africa started today in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some of the world's most famous companies are there trying to figure out how to sell to the continent -- a fast-growing, but often tough market. And, just what is professional wrestling anyway? Sport? Theater? Farce? Marketplace Morning Report talked to a journalist who finds out in his new book.

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With Mars orbiter, India boldly goes where it hasn't been before

Nov 4, 2013
India will try to become the fourth nation to reach Mars.

At World Retail Congress Africa, U.S. brands try to figure out a 'frontier market'

Nov 4, 2013
American companies are trying to figure out how to make money in Africa.

Will Coloradans back higher taxes for schools?

Nov 4, 2013
Colorado voters are considering a state measure that would increase state income taxes to fund a significant overhaul of public school financing system.

Professional wrestling: Sport, farce, art

Nov 4, 2013
The new book "The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling" takes a look at the history of the pop cultural juggernaut.

$1.2 billion settlement expected in SAC Capital insider trading case

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Nov 4, 2013
It will be the largest fine ever for insider trading.

PODCAST: SAC Capital pleads guilty to insider trading

Nov 4, 2013
SAC Capital has agreed to plead guilty to insider trading and will pay a record $1.2 billion fine. Colorado voters are considering a state measure that would increase state income taxes to fund a significant overhaul of public school financing system. And, a look at supercapacitors.

India tries its hand at interplanetary exploration as the country prepares to launch its first unmanned Mars orbiter. The World Retail Congress Africa started today in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some of the world’s most famous companies are there trying to figure out how to sell to the continent — a fast-growing, but often tough market. And, just what is professional wrestling anyway? Sport? Theater? Farce? Marketplace Morning Report talked to a journalist who finds out in his new book.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC