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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Sep 24, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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The United Nations General Assembly meets in New York this week -- a look at its Millennium Development Goals. China will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in the city of Shanghai, where foreign companies will be able to sell products without the burden of import duties or taxes. And the long-term impact of the floods in Colorado. 

Segments From this episode

Assessing Colorado's long-term flood damage

Sep 24, 2013
Colorado farmers rarely complain about rain, but a lot of them got flooded out by the latest storms.

UN has made progress, but more work needs to be done to meet 2015 goals

Sep 24, 2013
What more needs to be done to tackle the UN's Millennium Development Goals?
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (C) gets ready to do a live television interview in front of the United Nations headquarters ahead of the start of the 68th UN General Assembly, in New York, September 23, 2013. 
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Chrysler's largest stakeholder upset after Union push for IPO

Sep 24, 2013
You haven't been able to buy Chrysler stock since the 2009 bankruptcy. That could change.

Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle

Sep 24, 2013
The Kremlin is set to privatize a stake in one of its most well-known brands.

Will China's new 'free trade zone' live up to the hype?

Sep 24, 2013
This week, the Chinese government will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in Shanghai.

California cheese creates a problem for California dairies

Sep 24, 2013
California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.

PODCAST: AK-47 rifle now in private investor hands

Sep 24, 2013
Fiat, Chrysler's largest stakeholder, is upset after Union push for IPO. Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle. And why California's dairy farmers and cheese producers aren't seeing eye-to-eye.

The United Nations General Assembly meets in New York this week — a look at its Millennium Development Goals. China will open the country’s first ‘free trade zone’ in the city of Shanghai, where foreign companies will be able to sell products without the burden of import duties or taxes. And the long-term impact of the floods in Colorado. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC