Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Nov 12, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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As more relief and aid flows into the Philippines, how does the country manage it all with an infrastructure in disrepair from the disaster? Also, Indian looks to raise money by selling pieces of its government-owned oil business. And U.S. Treasury Secretary heads to Asia, in part to press China on its currency. 

Segments From this episode

The new color of gold in India: Black

Nov 12, 2013
India is looking for investors in its state-owned oil and coal companies, a big shift for a country that is famously protective.

In Asia, can Jack Lew succeed where others have failed?

Nov 12, 2013
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew plans to visit five countries in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Installing solar panels? Think of the firefighters

Nov 12, 2013
For firefighters, there can be too many solar panels on a roof. Fire officials and the solar industry are paying attention to the concern.

Who mows the lawn? The invisible golf course worker

Nov 12, 2013
The golf course business in the U.S. would collapse without low-wage work, according to a new investigative series in Golf Digest.
A groundskeeper waters flowers.
Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Chinese say markets will be "decisive" in economy

Nov 12, 2013
According to Chinese state media, the country's leaders are announcing a shift toward a more market-based economy.

Growing Philippines economy may speed recovery

Nov 12, 2013
The Philippines does have an important longer-term asset: The underlying strength of its economy.

PODCAST: A more 'market'-based economy in China

Nov 12, 2013
Chinese leaders emerged from a four-day policy meeting today.

Lady Gaga + Justin Bieber = Facebook's new target

Nov 12, 2013
Facebook tries to replace Twitter as the social network of choice for celebrities.

As more relief and aid flows into the Philippines, how does the country manage it all with an infrastructure in disrepair from the disaster? Also, Indian looks to raise money by selling pieces of its government-owned oil business. And U.S. Treasury Secretary heads to Asia, in part to press China on its currency. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC