Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Sep 3, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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Cellphone maker Nokia and tech giant Microsoft used to be co-workers who collaborated on smartphones using Windows software. But that relationship has blossomed into a full union. Microsoft will pay $7.2 billion for the handset business and intellectual property of the company. And in France, a group of unemployed workers grew frustrated with the job search, so they developed a new tactic to put themselves in front of potential employers. 

Segments From this episode

Job Wanted: French Turn Resumes into Street Art

Sep 3, 2013
A group of unemployed workers in France developed a new tactic to put themselves in front of potential employers.

The end of Kodak moments?

Sep 3, 2013
Kodak is emerging from bankruptcy – with a new focus on commercial printing.

Microsoft buys Nokia's devices for $7.2 billion

Sep 3, 2013
The tech giant is paying $ 2.2 billion to license Nokia patents.

China's burgeoning wine industry

Sep 3, 2013
The country may not be exporting their wine in the near future, but an increasing amount of Chinese are taking an interest to wine.

CBS and Time Warner reach an agreement and end the blackout

Sep 3, 2013
After a negotiation that involved everything short of biting and scratching, CBS and Time Warner cable have reached a deal, which means a CBS blackout for three million cable customers has ended.

Microsoft bought Nokia, but how is the real economy?

Sep 3, 2013
A look at how factory numbers are affecting our domestic economy this week.

PODCAST: CBS and Time Warner reach an agreement...just in time for NFL season

Sep 3, 2013
Factory numbers showed a dip in August, but what does that mean for the domestic economy? CBS and Time Warner finally ended their stalemate. And it may be hard to believe, but China's wine industry is steadily growing. Could they be exporting soon?

Cellphone maker Nokia and tech giant Microsoft used to be co-workers who collaborated on smartphones using Windows software. But that relationship has blossomed into a full union. Microsoft will pay $7.2 billion for the handset business and intellectual property of the company. And in France, a group of unemployed workers grew frustrated with the job search, so they developed a new tactic to put themselves in front of potential employers. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC