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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 2, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, July 2, 2015: The Department of Justice looking into whether major U.S. airlines are illegally coordinating to keep ticket prices up. More on that. Plus, we’ll talk about New York City’s ban on so-called “poor doors,” the separate entrances to mixed-income buildings that were to be used by lower-income residents. Plus, a conversation with Elizabeth Holmes, who at 31 is the youngest female, self-made multibillionaire in America, according to Forbes. The company Holmes created, Theranos, developed a home blood-testing kit that could challenge the business model of medical labs.

Segments From this episode

'Poor doors' exit New York

by Noel King Jul 2, 2015
The city has banned the separate entrances to mixed-income buildings.

U.S. rice growers want to get in on Cuba

by Tracey Samuelson Jul 2, 2015
The increased demand would help farmers, who have seen prices fall.

Elizabeth Holmes on democratizing medical testing

by David Brancaccio Jul 2, 2015
The multibillionaire wants to challenge the business model of medical labs.
Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Rice in Cuba

by David Brancaccio Jul 2, 2015
Jobs report for June, American rice in Cuba, and lessons to learn for the U.S.

Major airlines under investigation for collusion

by Mark Garrison Jul 2, 2015
The DOJ is looking into whether airlines have worked together to keep prices high.

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