Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 23, 2013
Sep 23, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 23, 2013

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel was re-elected over the weekend. West Hollywood bans fur sales, but is the move just a symbolic one? And new HOV toll lanes in Atlanta cost the city millions of dollars, but critics say they are creating an economic divide on the highway. 

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In Atlanta, some say new toll lanes benefit wealthier drivers

Sep 23, 2013
As cities move from carpool lanes to toll lanes to ease highway congestion, one Atlanta group points to the uneven benefits of the plan.

Faux fur: The only fur in West Hollywood

Sep 23, 2013
West Hollywood instituted a first-in-the-nation ban on fur sales. Are stores unhappy?

Kickstarter for your start-up: Finding accredited investors

Sep 23, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Commission changes its rules around crowdsourcing start-up companies.

After elections, Germany's economic policy will have far-reaching impact

Sep 23, 2013
Merkel's center-right bloc got an impressive share of the vote, but the pro-business party she's been in partnership with did poorly.

Death toll rises after terrorists attack a symbol of commerce in Kenya

Sep 23, 2013
Dozens are dead as a siege at a Kenyan mall enters its third day.

Shifting the bullseye from budget issues to debt ceiling

Sep 23, 2013
How will the markets react to another government shutdown deadline?

Coins and stamps now more profitable than art and wine

Sep 23, 2013
New trends in luxury investing. But while collecting rare collectibles may be fun, don't give up on stocks and bonds -- these 'passion investments' don't add too much heft to your portfolio.

PODCAST: Kenya death toll and the U.S. government shutdown

Sep 23, 2013
The death toll rises in Kenya. A looming government shutdown. And cracking down on fake online reviews.

New York cracks down on false reviews

Sep 23, 2013
New York's Attorney General has slapped 19 companies with fines for writing fake online reviews.
Employees of the online review site Yelp at the East Coast headquarters of the tech company in New York City. New York is cracking down on fake online reviews.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel was re-elected over the weekend. West Hollywood bans fur sales, but is the move just a symbolic one? And new HOV toll lanes in Atlanta cost the city millions of dollars, but critics say they are creating an economic divide on the highway. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC