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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 13, 2013
Jun 13, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 13, 2013

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Allegations the NSA has hacked networks in Hong Kong and China are generating a big reaction among China's state-run media. Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some worry they could drive prices up. And a look back at housing bubbles past.

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Beijing reacts to allegations the NSA is hacking China

Jun 13, 2013
Allegations that Hong Kong and China were among tens of thousands of targeted networks by the NSA have generated a big reaction in Beijing and among China's state-run media.

Real estate boom and bust in 1910 and 2000: A comparison

Jun 13, 2013
Check out our side-by-side comparison of these two booms and busts nearly a hundred years apart... make your own comparisons.

Is Carnival's 'Triumph' cruise ship forever besmirched?

Jun 13, 2013
Carnival's sullied cruise ship Triumph relaunches today. Can the ship bounce back after its public relations disaster earlier this year?

Hacking storm recovery in the Rockaways

Jun 13, 2013
A group called Rockaway Help brings together engineers and residents to hack storm recovery and protection in the New York region.

Could California's humane chicken law hatch a national trend? (Map)

Jun 13, 2013
A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.

Will coordinating health care cut your medical bill?

Jun 13, 2013
Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some fear they could drive prices up.

Obama administration convinced EU leaders to drop spying measure: Report

Jun 13, 2013
The Obama Administration successfully lobbied the EU to do away with a proposed data privacy measure, according to a report in the Financial Times. The exclusion would make it easier for the U.S. to spy on EU citizens.

Discount stores lead retail sales lift

Jun 13, 2013
Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in last month. Cars and discount stores did well in May, while department stores dragged.

PODCAST: Toilet humor begone?

Jun 13, 2013
Carnival's Triump re-launches. An egg battle hatches into a debate about states' rights. And U.S. spying on EU citizens.

Yahoo will give you your name back

Jun 13, 2013
Yahoo is giving you a shot at reclaiming your good name. It’s shutting down accounts that have been dormant for more than a year, meaning a pile of usernames will soon be available for the taking in mid-July.

Allegations the NSA has hacked networks in Hong Kong and China are generating a big reaction among China’s state-run media. Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some worry they could drive prices up. And a look back at housing bubbles past.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC