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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 4, 2013
Jul 4, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 4, 2013

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From Cairo, a businessman's view of Egypt's new chapter. Today the American flag flying over the U.S. Capitol in Washington will be made of hemp. And Detroit answers our question: How do you know when you are wealthy?

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Detroit: You Know You're Wealthy When...

Jun 4, 2013
How do you know you're wealthy? Here's what people in a city that's $15 billion in debt had to say.

Hemp flag stokes industry hopes

Jul 4, 2013
The flag flying over the U.S. Capitol on July Fourth? Made of hemp.

Why movie crews are headed to Ohio

Jul 4, 2013
Ohio's film tax credits have drawn movie crews back to Cleveland, but there's debate as to whether the tax breaks truly deliver.

BART strike reveals tech, transit worker divide

Jul 4, 2013
The strike has laid bare a tricky cultural divide in the Bay Area, between traffic-weary tech workers who drive the local economy, and blue collar transit workers who feel left behind.

A Cairo businessman's view of Egypts new chapter

Jul 4, 2013
Tarek Tawfik, managing director of the Cairo Poulty Company, discusses the political and economic challenges ahead for him and his country.

Markets spike on Egypt's sharp turn

Jul 4, 2013
Markets in Egypt rose so quickly this morning officials had to temporarily suspend trading.

Business school students learn leadership from Battle of Gettysburg

Jul 4, 2013
This year is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Aside from its historical importance, turns out there are enduring business leadership lessons to be learned.

PODCAST: Egypt markets spike, BART strike divide

Jul 4, 2013
Markets spike on Egypt's sharp turn. BART strike reveals the divide between tech and transit workers. And what business lessons can be learned from the Battle of Gettysburg?

From Cairo, a businessman’s view of Egypt’s new chapter. Today the American flag flying over the U.S. Capitol in Washington will be made of hemp. And Detroit answers our question: How do you know when you are wealthy?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC