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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Jul 9, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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The center of the tech, media, and business universe shifts to Sun Valley, Idaho today for the annual gathering of tycoons sponsored by investment bank Allen & Company. New research shows coal heat reduces life expectancy in China. And ever apply for a job and never hear back? Some companies are working on better ways to deliver their rejections.

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The delicate art of rejecting a job candidate

Jul 9, 2013
Why some companies are trying to close the door on job candidates a little more politely.

Moguls head to deal-making summer camp in Sun Valley

Jul 9, 2013
Investment bank Allen & Co's annual get together for the business glitterati starts today in Sun Valley, and the media deals could pile up.

As Barnes & Noble struggles, Christian bookstores succeed

Jul 9, 2013
Christian bookstores are boosting sales by drawing people in for everything from coffee to bible study sessions.

Coal pollution cuts life expectancy in China

Jul 9, 2013
China's government policy to promote coal use may have cut life expectancy for millions of people by more than five years on average.

Should companies be forced to rotate auditors?

Jul 9, 2013
The House of Representatives has voted to ban a proposed requirement that would force companies to rotate auditors every few years.
An accountant checks tax forms in his office in Naples on October 22, 2012.
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Gas prices may seem ok now, but don't say we didn't warn you

Jul 9, 2013
The wholesale price of oil fell this morning, but it's still hovering above $100 a barrel.

PODCAST: Auditor rotation, Christian vocation

Jul 9, 2013
Should companies be forced to rotate auditors? As Barnes & Noble struggles, Christian bookstores succeed. And tech companies look to stay ahead of hackers.

The center of the tech, media, and business universe shifts to Sun Valley, Idaho today for the annual gathering of tycoons sponsored by investment bank Allen & Company. New research shows coal heat reduces life expectancy in China. And ever apply for a job and never hear back? Some companies are working on better ways to deliver their rejections.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC