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Mar 21, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 21, 2013

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The European Central Bank has given the Cyprus just a few days to come up with a new bailout deal after the Cypriot parliament rejected a controversial tax on bank deposits as part of its original bailout plan. The government…

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European Central Bank pressures Cyprus for new bailout deal

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European Central Bank to Cyprus: Now or never

Mar 21, 2013
Cyprus has until Monday to come up with a new bailout package after the parliament rejected the initial plan that called for a controversial tax on the country’s bank deposits.

Global markets watch and wait for Cyprus

Mar 21, 2013
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses how the situation in Cyprus could affect the global economy.

YouTube hits a billion

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YouTube announced that it’s reached a billion viewers per month, putting in the same league as its parent company Google and Facebook.

PODCAST: Sim City blues, Youtube 'Woo's!'

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The European Central Bank has given the Cyprus just a few days to come up with a new bailout deal after the Cypriot parliament rejected a controversial tax on bank deposits as part of its original bailout plan. The government of Mexico is trying to reshape the country’s phone and television industries by increasing competition and foreign investment. And, is there any sector — retail, shipping, tech, intelligence — that Amazon isn’t involved in?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC