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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has her first Congressional hearing today, and auto workers at a the three year-old Volkswagen plant in Tennessee will vote on whether to have union representation, a decision that could change the strength of auto unions in the American South. 

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Should the post office sell personal loans?

Feb 11, 2014
Providing basic financial services could bolster the post office's income

Silicon Galley? Seeking innovation off-shore

Feb 11, 2014
A new generation of pioneers is seeking to create their own communities where the focus is on innovation for business outside of the mainstream -- and outside of the United States.

Will Janet Yellen follow the Bernanke plan?

Feb 11, 2014
Yellen faces her first congressional hearing today as Fed chair.

Could workers in a Southern state join an auto union?

Feb 11, 2014
Autoworkers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee vote on whether to have union representation.

EU officials debate sanctions after Switzerland restricts immigration

Feb 11, 2014
Switzerland isn't an European Union member, but still benefits from the charter. Official members say the country is cherry-picking which laws to follow.

PODCAST: Silicon Galley?

Feb 11, 2014
Another Obamacare delay that gives businesses some breathing room. And, the first part of our series on the increasingly isolated culture of the tech industry: Silicon Island.

Delays for Obamacare, on the business side

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Feb 11, 2014
In early February, the Obama administration announced again it was pushing back some health care rules.

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has her first Congressional hearing today, and auto workers at a the three year-old Volkswagen plant in Tennessee will vote on whether to have union representation, a decision that could change the strength of auto unions in the American South. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC