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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 6, 2013
Jun 6, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 6, 2013

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A trade spat between China and the EU threatens the exports of solar panels and wine. As the IRS comes under fire for its expensive team building conferences, we take a look at how common these events are these days. And how far should states go to lure businesses?

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Trade spat between China and EU threatens exports of solar panels, wine

Jun 6, 2013
A day after the EU Trade Commission placed anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar panels, the Chinese government has launched an investigation into doing the same on EU wine exports to China.

Want to buy a fixer-upper? Head to the Rust Belt

Jun 6, 2013
RealtyTrac has released its list of the top cities for fixer-upper houses. At the top of the list: Detroit and other Rust Belt cities.

NSA collecting millions of Verizon Business phone records: Report

Jun 6, 2013
The National Security Agency has reportedly been collecting phone records of not the few, but the many.

Layoffs are down, but will hiring be up?

Jun 6, 2013
Overall layoffs have decreased since last year, but some industries in particular are cutting back.

Fed dread unsettles markets

Jun 6, 2013
Uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's next move is throwing investors for a loop and unsettling markets. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, explains what the 'Fed Dread' is all about.

The case against courting companies

Jun 6, 2013
Who doesn't want their government to bring in new businesses? We take a look at the ups and downs of courting companies.

PODCAST: Fed dread, phone drone

Jun 6, 2013
Breaking down 'Fed Dread.' And catching up on the scoop of the day: Government surveillance of phone records.

IRS not alone in penchant for bashes

Jun 6, 2013
Expensive conferences are falling out of favor with federal agencies.

A trade spat between China and the EU threatens the exports of solar panels and wine. As the IRS comes under fire for its expensive team building conferences, we take a look at how common these events are these days. And how far should states go to lure businesses?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC