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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 2, 2013
Sep 2, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 2, 2013

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An impending $130 billion dollar deal between Verizon Wireless and Vodafone could change the telecom industry. There are renewed signs of life from one of the engines of the global economy - a new survey shows factories in China are doing well. And if you're flying this Labor Day, you know the logisital problems bringing a carry on can bring. Some strategies to avoid the hassle. 

Segments From this episode

The drive-in movie theater isn't dead. Not yet at least.

Sep 2, 2013
There are only about 300 drive-in theaters left in the U.S., and the shift to digital projection may eliminate most of the survivors.

Labor Day labor: Tactics for boarding your flight before overhead bins fill

Sep 2, 2013
Travelers share their strategies for jumping the line and avoiding bag check.

Apple's 'plastic iPhone' goes after Samsung customers

Sep 2, 2013
Apple is about to unveil a music service and two new phones - including a cheaper model - as it fights for market share against Samsung phones like the Galaxy.

Verizon and Vodafone agree on $130 billion deal

Sep 2, 2013
The move could realign the entire telecom industry.

PODCAST: Should we save the drive-in?

Sep 2, 2013
Verizon and Vodafone agree on a $130 billion deal. What's behind the rising cost of shrimp. And drive-ins get driven out.

Shrimp prices go big

Sep 2, 2013
Lobster prices have been shockingly low this summer -- $2.20/pound dockside. Climate change is a key reason given, but what's going on with shrimp? The price is through the roof.

An impending $130 billion dollar deal between Verizon Wireless and Vodafone could change the telecom industry. There are renewed signs of life from one of the engines of the global economy – a new survey shows factories in China are doing well. And if you’re flying this Labor Day, you know the logisital problems bringing a carry on can bring. Some strategies to avoid the hassle. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC