Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 7, 2013
May 7, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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The king of college rankings is adding a new list to its empire. U.S. News & World Report comes out today with its first ever ranking of online programs for veterans. The Obama administration directly accuses China’s military of cyber spying on U.S. government computer systems. And do some local zoning rules simply preserve neighborhood charm or work to discriminate against outsiders?

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How zoning affects the wealth gap

May 6, 2013
Lisa Prevost's new book, 'Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate,' looks at towns that have used zoning laws to keep low- and middle-income families out, in favor of the rich moving in.

China reacts to U.S. accusations of cyber spying

May 7, 2013
The Chinese government reacts to accusations from the Obama administration that China's government is cyber-spying on U.S. government computer systems.

There's a huge market in online education for veterans

May 7, 2013
U.S. News & World Report has released its first-ever rankings of the 'Best Online Education Programs for Veterans'. A look at the market and the sometimes predatory companies taking advantage of vets.

Many job openings, fewer hires

May 7, 2013
New numbers on job openings in the U.S. are out. And there's a bit of a mystery: Why are there so many job openings and so few hires?

African-Americans allege labor discrimination in Chicago

May 7, 2013
African-American men in Chicago say some temp firms discriminate against them and prefer to hire Latino immigrants.

The next 10 years in energy

May 7, 2013
It's cheaper and easier than ever to extract natural gas -- thanks in part to advances in controversial technologies like hydraulic fracturing. As technology advances over the next decade, will it stay that way?

Somalia takes steps to rebuild its economy

May 7, 2013
Somalia has struggled with famine, piracy, and insurgency in the past several years. But recently, Somalia has been making some progress on economic rebuilding.

Stocks around the world reach 5 year highs

May 7, 2013
Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, explains what's got markets running strong.

PODCAST: Jobs mystery, markets explained

May 7, 2013
Alleged discrimination against African-American temp workers. Jobs are opening up, but hiring is slow to follow. And what's got markets cheering around the world.

The king of college rankings is adding a new list to its empire. U.S. News & World Report comes out today with its first ever ranking of online programs for veterans. The Obama administration directly accuses China’s military of cyber spying on U.S. government computer systems. And do some local zoning rules simply preserve neighborhood charm or work to discriminate against outsiders?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC