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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Apr 30, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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As the immigration debate continues in Washington, we take a look at people who are in this country illegally, people who work in the shadows, and who often face exploitation by employers because of their legal status. Can satellite radio win the long-term battle against Internet streaming services? And Best Buy says adios to Europe.

Segments From this episode

Undocumented workers pay special fees

Apr 30, 2013
Undocumented workers are vulnerable to exploitation and often get nickeled and dimed as a result of their status.

Social media and the stock markets after that one AP tweet

Apr 30, 2013
One tweet sent the stock market downward, but just for a minute. Now the Commodity Futures Trading Commissions is looking at how social media and the markets should interact.

The battle over your car stereo: Where satellite radio stands against streaming services

Apr 30, 2013
XM/Sirius dominate the car satellite market, and car sales have bounced back right along with the rest of the economy. But will their success continue against a future of Rdio, Pandora and Spotify?

Best Buy says goodbye to Europe

Apr 30, 2013
Best Buy is pulling out of a big joint venture in Europe. The company is selling back its 50 percent stake in the mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse, at a significant loss.

U.S. pays down debt for first time in six years

Apr 30, 2013
The Treasury Department is expected to start paying down U.S. government debt this quarter for the first time in six years.

Housing prices surge, rise 9.3% since last year

Apr 30, 2013
Home prices rose 1.2 percent in February and were up 9.3 percent since last year, according to the S&P Case-Shiller Index.

PODCAST: Home prices up, markets moving to Twitter

Apr 30, 2013
Home prices are up, Twitter has got the markets moving, and disaster apps are all the rage.

As the immigration debate continues in Washington, we take a look at people who are in this country illegally, people who work in the shadows, and who often face exploitation by employers because of their legal status. Can satellite radio win the long-term battle against Internet streaming services? And Best Buy says adios to Europe.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC