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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Jun 25, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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A look at two Mexican border factories that likely provide better benefits than your job. An economy bigger than India's, Russia's, or Canada's might need a bailout this year. What's ahead for Italy in the next six months? And one word: plastics.

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Student loan interest D-Day: What's it mean?

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Interest rates are supposed to go up July 1. How big is the hike and what does it really mean numbers-wise?

LEGO my turnaround: When innovation hurts

Jun 25, 2013
LEGO almost went out of business in the early 2000s thanks to an over innovation frenzy. How did the company get back to the brick?

Forget Congress: How Obama can fight climate change solo

Jun 25, 2013
After years of butting heads with congressional Republicans, President Obama will announce climate change policies through administrative action.

Part 2: Mexican border factories offer better benefits than your job

Jun 25, 2013
Two factories in Tijuana have been singled out as the best places to work in Mexico and can teach U.S. companies a thing or two about innovative employee benefits.

Is Italy headed for a Greece-style bailout?

Jun 25, 2013
Italy might need a bailout within six months. So warns Italy's second largest bank, MedioBanca, according to Britain's Daily Telegraph.

Top central banker calls investors 'feral hogs'

Jun 25, 2013
A Federal Reserve banker in Texas has warned the so-called 'feral hogs' of the financial markets to stop overreacting to the Federal Reserve's plans to wind down quantitative easing. What does it all mean?

PODCAST: LEGO my ego, 'feral hogs' and central bankers

Jun 25, 2013
Is Italy headed for a Greece-style bailout? How LEGO came back from the brink with the brick. And a central bankers calls investors 'feral hogs.'

More areas becoming uninsurable due to volatile weather

Jun 25, 2013
A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Heavy beach erosion caused by the waves threatens condominiums on Singer Island, Florida.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A look at two Mexican border factories that likely provide better benefits than your job. An economy bigger than India’s, Russia’s, or Canada’s might need a bailout this year. What’s ahead for Italy in the next six months? And one word: plastics.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC