Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Oct 1, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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Congress failed to reach an agreement over a spending bill Monday night. That means a government shutdown has been put into effect. We have the latest from Washington D.C. The new Affordable Care Act health exchanges go live Tuesday morning and the success of the law relies heavily on young, healthy people to sign up. We hear from one of those young people at a bakery in Philadelphia. And Spain is hoping a little time travel will help its economic woes, but will it work? 

Segments From this episode

Forget high stakes testing, what about high stakes attendance?

Oct 1, 2013
Schools in about a dozen states do their annual census of students. At stake is government funding.

Health exchanges go live, but will the young and healthy sign up?

Oct 1, 2013
The success of the new health care law relies heavily on its ability to attract young, healthy people -- something that may be a tough sell.

While you slept, the government stopped

Oct 1, 2013
Congress did not strike a deal last night on a spending bill, which means a government shutdown is now in effect.

Japan will increase its national sales tax by 3 percent

Oct 1, 2013
Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.

Spain wants to move back an hour to help pull its economy out of recession

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Oct 1, 2013
Spain is hoping a little time travel will help its economic woes, but will it work?

Turns out a shutdown is a great time for politicians to raise money

Oct 1, 2013
There's no shutting down Washington's endless chase for cash.

Market reaction to shutdown is muted today, but won't stay that way for long

Oct 1, 2013
But failure by Congress to raise the debt ceiling would get a much stronger reaction than we're seeing this morning.

PODCAST: Government shutdown is bad right? So how are politicians capitalizing on it?

Oct 1, 2013
Government shutdown has investors worried. But turns out, it's a great time for politicians to raise some cash. And Japan will be raising its national sales tax by 3 percent.

Congress failed to reach an agreement over a spending bill Monday night. That means a government shutdown has been put into effect. We have the latest from Washington D.C. The new Affordable Care Act health exchanges go live Tuesday morning and the success of the law relies heavily on young, healthy people to sign up. We hear from one of those young people at a bakery in Philadelphia. And Spain is hoping a little time travel will help its economic woes, but will it work? 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC