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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Jul 2, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 2, 2013

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As Pope Francis moves to shake up the Vatican Bank, the troubled bank seems to be shaking itself up, too. Two top officials quit today, amid a new scandal. Today data will be released on U.S. car sales for June. Some are predicting the best month since before the great recession. And a look at the fees immigrants pay to get H-1B visa jobs.

Segments From this episode

H-1B visa dream a nightmare for some foreign teachers

Jul 1, 2013
Some immigrants looking to teach in the U.S. are forced to pay multiple fees for the chance.

How much gas is left in auto sales rebound?

Jul 2, 2013
Consumers are expected to keep snapping up cars and trucks, due in part to the improving housing market.

Heads roll at the Vatican bank

Jul 2, 2013
Two top officials at the bank quit this week, as allegations of fraud and corruption continue to swirl.

Weird Wimbledon threatens to upset ratings and ads

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Jul 2, 2013
What the ouster of big names like Serena Williams and Roger Federer could mean for ESPN's ratings and revenue.

Cairo stock market hits three month high amid protests

Jul 2, 2013
With protesters, the military and the Egyptian government heading for new confrontations, the stock market in Cairo is up.

Winklevoss twins plan Bitcoin fund IPO

Jul 2, 2013
The Winklevoss twins are trying to set up a fund that will allow investors to trade Bitcoins as if they were stock.

When a deflating economy may not be all that bad

Jul 2, 2013
Chrysler and Ford are reporting strong sales numbers, particularly truck sales, for June. Though manufacturing data across several other industries is down.

Despite wildfires, more homes built in forests

Jul 2, 2013
Why more and more homes are going up in the country’s most fire-prone areas.

PODCAST: Game, set, match

Jul 2, 2013
Heads roll at the Vatican bank. More and more houses built in 'red zones' despite wildfires. And Wimbledon upsets threaten TV ratings -- or do they?

As Pope Francis moves to shake up the Vatican Bank, the troubled bank seems to be shaking itself up, too. Two top officials quit today, amid a new scandal. Today data will be released on U.S. car sales for June. Some are predicting the best month since before the great recession. And a look at the fees immigrants pay to get H-1B visa jobs.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC