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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Jul 24, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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As President Obama embarks on his middle class road show, we ask what does the average American make? China's factories continue to struggle while the eurozone starts to see some positive economic signs. A check in on savings. And a button to make all that #royalbaby news go away.

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How much does the average American worker make?

Jul 24, 2013
Who earns median wage and what kind of education, housing, healthcare and retirement savings can they afford?

Boeing's other businesses: Drones and overseas fighter jets

Jul 24, 2013
The Dreamliner gets all the attention, but Boeing has other lines of business.

Online courses fail the mid-term at San Jose State, but what about the final?

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Jul 24, 2013
A bold experiment at the San Jose State University could change the thinking about massive open online courses.

As China stumbles, Europe starts to get back up

Jul 24, 2013
China’s factories are continuing to struggle, but Europe's economic activity is showing signs of life -- at least for the last month.

10 things Apple could buy with its cash stockpile

Jul 24, 2013
Apple has got a lot of cash -- $146 billion. That's enough to buy 10 Mark Zuckerbergs or treat cancer in the U.S. for over a year.

FDA goes after makers of alternative diabetes treatments

Jul 24, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration says products marketed as natural or homeopathic treatments for diabetes can be dangerous.

India stuck between a Walmart and a hard place

Jul 24, 2013
India has a strict rules for big international retailers: 30 percent of the merchandise sold at big box stores has to be purchased in India.

Growing savings from the ground up, locally

Jul 24, 2013
We're not too good at saving these days. Americans have a savings rate of about 3 percent. How can local governments work to grow that number?

PODCAST: Boeing's biz, online course wiz

Jul 24, 2013
Boeing's other businesses, besides commercial airliners. And online courses fail the mid-term at San Jose State, but what about the final?

As President Obama embarks on his middle class road show, we ask what does the average American make? China’s factories continue to struggle while the eurozone starts to see some positive economic signs. A check in on savings. And a button to make all that #royalbaby news go away.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC