Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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Why GlaxoSmithKline's alleged bribery of doctors in China might just be par for the course in a country where doctors less than $1,000 per month. Insecticide sales are up, as one tenacious pest, the rootworm, has developed resistance to a genetically modified strain of corn. And how does Britain's royal baby impact international trade?
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Apple reports its earnings. How to break away from the consensus when buying stocks. And in Nebraska, some farmers and ranchers fear the Keystone XL Pipeline could damage land and water.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, drugs, milwaukee brewers
The Milwaukee Brewers are losing their star outfielder Ryan Braun for the rest of the season. He's agreed to a suspension without pay for unspecified violations"of baseball's drug program and his contract.
Posted In: banking, Congress, regulation, Goldman Sachs
The Senate Banking Committee is holding a hearing today on bank investments in things like warehouses and oil refineries, and commodities such as metals and oil.
Posted In: higher education, student loans, student debt, Tuition
According to a new report from student loan servicer Sallie Mae, parents are shelling out less money for their kid's college tuition. Before you break out the champagne, let's explore those numbers.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, natural gas, Nebraska
Nebraska farmers worry the oil pipeline will damage their land or water. Some are putting up obstacles to the route.
Posted In: United Kingdom, Britain, royal baby, Prince William
As we await the name of the new British royal baby, let's take a look at the economics of the birth.
Posted In: GlaxoSmithKline, pharmaceuticals, China, health care
China alleges British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline bribed Chinese doctors. But so does everyone else, say longtime observers. Why is China singling out GSK?