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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Dec 3, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 3, 2013

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A judge in Detroit is scheduled to decide if the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection, which it filed for back in July. Plus, native ads are ads that don't look like ads. They blend in with the main content of the site, like a promoted Tweet from Samsung about its new or an article about a miracle weight loss drug on a news site. This week, the Federal Trade Commission is hosting a meeting about native advertising. Finally, the Great Recession dealt a cruel blow to young people who were trying to break into the workforce at the time. Many faced long stretches of unemployment. Of those who did find jobs, they made less, and will continue to make less for years.

Segments From this episode

Detroit bankruptcy given the go-ahead

Dec 3, 2013
The judge ruled that Detroit will have the protection of bankruptcy court as it seeks to get out from under its debts.

Are community banks 'too small to succeed'?

Dec 3, 2013
There are fewer banks today than at any other time in U.S. history.

Quiz: Is this story an ad?

Dec 3, 2013
If you've ever found it hard to discern what’s a news story and what’s an ad on a certain website, you’re not alone.
BuzzFeed gear from a conference in July 2013 in San Diego, California. Buzzfeed is one of the pioneers of native advertising.
Mark Davis/Getty Images for Buzzfeed

Japan's economic plans: Sales tax plus stimulus

Dec 3, 2013
Japan’s government debt equals about 230 percent of its gross domestic product.  To raise money to pay that down, the government will increase the national sales tax to 8 percent. Paying off massive debt seems prudent, but to avoid slowing the economy with the higher taxes, Japanese officials in the next day or so will […]

Keeping an eye on student loans from non-banks

Dec 3, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to expand its supervision of student loans to those servicers that operate outside of the banking system.

"Tragedy as a generation" for U.S. youth

Dec 3, 2013
Young Americans, between the ages of 16 and 24, have been hit awfully hard by the financial crisis.

PODCAST: Consumers fight back in shopping

Dec 3, 2013
Stores are counting receipts from the four-day shop-o-rama.

A judge in Detroit is scheduled to decide if the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection, which it filed for back in July. Plus, native ads are ads that don’t look like ads. They blend in with the main content of the site, like a promoted Tweet from Samsung about its new or an article about a miracle weight loss drug on a news site. This week, the Federal Trade Commission is hosting a meeting about native advertising. Finally, the Great Recession dealt a cruel blow to young people who were trying to break into the workforce at the time. Many faced long stretches of unemployment. Of those who did find jobs, they made less, and will continue to make less for years.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC