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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Jul 31, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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Should U.S. GDP count 'The Bachelorette'? The latest GDP estimate is out today and it's getting a major overhaul. Senator Angus King of Maine tells us why he wants to make banking boring again. A new Ford F-150 is being made to run on natural gas. And why it's important to remember the names of the people you work with.

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Maine Senator Angus King wants to make banking boring again

Jul 31, 2013
Senator Angus King of Maine explains why he supports reintroducing Glass-Steagall and shares his thoughts on the rising costs of higher education.

The smartphone killed the camera. Is the GPS unit next?

Jul 31, 2013
Garmin and other GPS companies are struggling to sell consumer GPS units in an iPhone world.

Should U.S. GDP count 'The Bachelorette'?

Jul 31, 2013
The government changes the way it calculates the country's economic growth.

PODCAST: Smartphone killed the navigation star, is that how that song goes?

Jul 31, 2013
The smartphone killed the camera. Is the GPS unit next? Senator Angus King of Maine tells us why wants to make banking boring again. And the latest GDP numbers.

Should U.S. GDP count ‘The Bachelorette’? The latest GDP estimate is out today and it’s getting a major overhaul. Senator Angus King of Maine tells us why he wants to make banking boring again. A new Ford F-150 is being made to run on natural gas. And why it’s important to remember the names of the people you work with.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC