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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Feb 4, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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First up: Facebook celebrates ten years today. Later: With figures on manufacturing orders out today, we look at why the manufacturing sector is getting leaner and leaner after each recession. Though employment in manufacturing is inching back up, few expect it to return to pre-recession levels. And, Microsoft names its new CEO: Satya Nadella. We look at whether he will be up to the task, as well as the legacy of his predecessor, Steve Ballmer.

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PODCAST: Matchmaking in Mexico

Feb 3, 2014
The new Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is going on a trade mission to Mexico to find new business partners to match with U.S. companies. And, investing in iPads to help schoolchildren learn carries some costs that may be getting overlooked.

Watch five romance movies to save your marriage

Feb 4, 2014
A new study finds that watching five romantic films, and then talking about them, can cut divorce rates for couples.

Market slump continues in Japan

Feb 4, 2014
A lesson from Japan on how American factories are connected to collapsing stock prices.

Where have manufacturing jobs gone?

Feb 4, 2014
Manufacturing jobs have been inching up, but not to pre-recession levels. The economy has lost about two million factory jobs since the start of the recession.

Congress holds hearing on army recruiting fraud

Feb 4, 2014
When incentives to recruit new soldiers turns to fraud.

Market recap: Corrections

Feb 4, 2014
A look at the numbers surrounding the continuing stock market losses.

How healthcare reform aims to control healthcare inflation

Feb 4, 2014
The new health insurance markets should moderate healthcare costs.

Will Microsoft's new CEO be able to satisfy investors?

Feb 4, 2014
Investors want action, but will Satya Nadella be able to deliver?

Microsoft names Satya Nadella as new CEO

Feb 4, 2014
A puff of white smoke and Microsoft has a new chief executive.

A look back at Steve Ballmer

Feb 4, 2014
With Microsoft naming its new CEO, we examine the highs and lows of Ballmer's tenure leading the software giant.

Foster care is costly, and some states send more kids to relatives

Feb 4, 2014
Family care outside of the foster system is cheaper, but some children may lose out on services and oversight.

PODCAST: Microsoft has a new CEO

Feb 4, 2014
Satya Nadella is Microsoft's new chief executive. We look back at Steve Ballmer's tenure as his successor takes over. And where have manufacturing jobs gone?

First up: Facebook celebrates ten years today. Later: With figures on manufacturing orders out today, we look at why the manufacturing sector is getting leaner and leaner after each recession. Though employment in manufacturing is inching back up, few expect it to return to pre-recession levels. And, Microsoft names its new CEO: Satya Nadella. We look at whether he will be up to the task, as well as the legacy of his predecessor, Steve Ballmer.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC