Marketplace Morning Report for Monday September 1, 2014
Sep 1, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday September 1, 2014

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Two more casinos in Atlantic City is closing down. That makes three that have announced their closure in the last month. The gaming industry is suffering due to foreign competition, and Atlantic City is the most obvious casualty. Plus, insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the Affordable Care Act. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling. What are those loopholes and can they be closed?

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Atlantic City loses again as more casinos close

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Sep 1, 2014
The gaming industry is suffering, and Atlantic City is the most obvious casualty.

LinkedIn censors its members in China...globally

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Company says it censors posts from China "to protect the safety" of its members.

Insurers find wiggle room in requirement to cover all

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Some health insurers are discouraging the sickest patients from enrolling.

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Plus: bad luck for Atlantic City casinos and reporting food poisoning on Twitter

Two more casinos in Atlantic City is closing down. That makes three that have announced their closure in the last month. The gaming industry is suffering due to foreign competition, and Atlantic City is the most obvious casualty. Plus, insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the Affordable Care Act. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling. What are those loopholes and can they be closed?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC