Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Mar 4, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 4, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Segments From this episode

Egypt's new gold rush

Mar 4, 2008
Gold prices in Egypt keep hitting record highs, but until now, Egypt has largely missed out on the gold boom. Amy Scott reports on the opening of the country's first major modern gold mine.

Natural riches are blessing and curse

Mar 4, 2008
So Egypt wants to start a new gold rush. But commentator Robert Reich says there's a cost to striking it rich.

Markets adapt quickly to Islamic finance

Mar 4, 2008
The market for financial products that conform to Islamic rules is expected to grow by up to 15% a year. Financial centers around the world are scrambling to get in on it. Stephen Beard reports from Dubai.

Hunger is a new part of their life

Mar 4, 2008
Ayssir, Maher and their three children moved to Jordan to escape the war in Iraq. Music is a necessity in their home, even as they struggle to put food on the table. Alisa Roth continues their story. (Part 2 of a series)

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 4, 2008

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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