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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Jul 17, 2013

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A grim innovation from Greece: the slow-motion layoff. Nearly twelve years since September 11, the developer of the World Trade Center is still going after airlines, airports and even the airplanes that brought down the Twin Towers. And why women stay in jobs longer than they should.

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A grim innovation from Greece: The slow-motion layoff

Jul 17, 2013
The Greek parliament votes today on whether to send as many as 25,000 government workers into a so-called 'labor reserve.'

A parking lot for the homeless in Phoenix

Jul 17, 2013
The city of Phoenix is increasingly enforcing a law that bans sleeping on the streets. A shelter has made room for displaced homeless people in a parking lot.

ESPN tries to kill the trolls: Facebook comments only

Jul 17, 2013
After more than five years of anonymous comments, ESPN.com now requires your Facebook account if you have something to say.

Women stay in jobs longer than they should

Jul 17, 2013
Women can feel more loyalty to companies, and more guilt when they leave. But staying with one job for too long could cost you a lot of money.

WTC developer continues fight for 9/11 payments

Jul 17, 2013
The developer of the World Trade Center hopes to recover billions of dollars from United, American, Boeing and other aviation companies to pay for WTC's destruction in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Piecing together the Volcker rule 4 years later

Jul 17, 2013
It's been four years since Congress passed the Volcker Rule, a sweeping law aimed at fixing the financial system following its great collapse. But regulators still haven’t figured out how to implement it.

U.S. regulators fine Barclays for energy price manipulation

Jul 17, 2013
The case has added to the perception in Britain that U.S. regulators only pick on non-American banks.

Google TV versus the cable guy

Jul 17, 2013
Tech giants from Intel to Apple and Microsoft and Sony are pursuing a strategy to create an Internet cable service and now there’s news that Google is entering the fray.

Federal Reserve stimulus: Preview and post-view

Jul 17, 2013
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke made his semi-annual testimony on Capitol Hill today. He told lawmakers that Fed tapering of economic stimulus is not "pre-ordained."

PODCAST: A better Volcker Rule?

Jul 17, 2013
Piecing together the Volcker rule 4 years later. And the World Trade Center developer looks to airlines for 9/11 payments.

A grim innovation from Greece: the slow-motion layoff. Nearly twelve years since September 11, the developer of the World Trade Center is still going after airlines, airports and even the airplanes that brought down the Twin Towers. And why women stay in jobs longer than they should.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC