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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 18, 2013
Jul 18, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 18, 2013

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A new reason to call JPMorgan a power player. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reportedly has evidence JPMorgan used 'manipulative schemes' to make big money off losing power plants. On the subject electricity, do we have enough electricity to run all this air conditioning? A stand off at the border between China and India. And Native Americans see sequester cuts to mental health services.

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Sequester hits Native Americans' mental health services

Jul 18, 2013
The suicide rate for Native Americans is nearly four times the national average, but many tribes' mental health services have been compromised by the sequester.

Power grid is tested by heat wave: Will it pass?

Jul 18, 2013
A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.

Is Madison Ave. living it up like Don Draper?

Jul 18, 2013
As the advertising industry embraces the Internet, it still depends on an older technology to deliver results.

The state of job training around the world: What job training?

Jul 18, 2013
Five years after the Great Recession, industrialized countries are still down about 16 million jobs. And many of those without work are in need of a skills upgrade.

Senate reaches tentative deal on student loans

Jul 18, 2013
The proposal would link interest rates to financial markets -- specifically the 10-year Treasury note -- and cap rates at 8.25 percent for undergraduate loans and 9.5 percent for graduate loans.

India's economic rivalry with China gets political

Jul 18, 2013
Indian officials have announced plans to place 50,000 troops on the northern border with China. The move could cost $11 billion over seven years.

So goes tech earnings, so goes the economy?

Jul 18, 2013
Intel and eBay are forecasting choppy waters for the second half of the year. Google and Microsoft will release their latest business reports later today.

PODCAST: Tech earnings, ad dollars, and human capital

Jul 18, 2013
So goes tech earnings, so goes the economy? The state of job training around the world. And as the advertising industry embraces the Internet, it still depends on an older technology to deliver results.

Emmys go digital: Netflix 'House of Cards' nominated

Jul 18, 2013
Emmy nominations are out and some of the biggest nods are going to Netflix.

A new reason to call JPMorgan a power player. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reportedly has evidence JPMorgan used ‘manipulative schemes’ to make big money off losing power plants. On the subject electricity, do we have enough electricity to run all this air conditioning? A stand off at the border between China and India. And Native Americans see sequester cuts to mental health services.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC