Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Jun 12, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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In Turkey, Prime Minister Erdogan has lashed out against the business community for supporting protesters. People in their 20s are often stuck in part-time and temporary jobs. How does the loss of income in their first working years affect the rest of their life?. And the NSA surveillance story has been good to one author: George Orwell.

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When the NSA asks a company for data, what happens next?

Jun 12, 2013
The public companies named in the NSA's surveillance program have shareholders, consumers and pressure to comply with government requests for information. So what pros and cons are they weighing?
Chairman and Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) speak about the National Security Agency (NSA) on June 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.
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For millennials, a patchwork quilt of part-time jobs will have to do

Jun 12, 2013
People in their 20s are often stuck in part-time and temporary jobs. The loss of income in their first working years could affect them much of their lives.

Washington Post puts up paywall

Jun 12, 2013
The Washington Post is erecting a paywall. It’s one in a long list of newspapers that are trying this business model. So, how's it working out for them?

Businesses and investors take heat in Turkey's protests

Jun 12, 2013
In the past few days, Turkey's Prime Minister has lashed out against members of the business community -- among others -- for supporting the protests. How are they responding?

How to protect your life insurance policy from mistakes and fraud

Jun 12, 2013
How do you protect you and your family from fraud or insurer mistakes?

Another market manipulation scandal? Traders said to rig currency exchange rates

Jun 12, 2013
First there was the rigging of the interest rate known as LIBOR. Now there may be collusion on currency exchange rates.

Interest rates up, will home prices follow?

Jun 12, 2013
In a few weeks, the accounting quarter ends and then the emails and envelopes start arriving with results. For those with bonds, it might not be pretty.

BMW, Dollar General sued for job discrimination

Jun 12, 2013
The government is suing BMW and discount retailer Dollar General, saying their use of criminal background checks unfairly discriminates against African Americans.

PODCAST: Paywalls, not all they're cracked up to be?

Jun 12, 2013
Grading newspaper paywalls. What's a company to do when the government requests its data? And tips to protect yourself from life insurance fraud.

In Turkey, Prime Minister Erdogan has lashed out against the business community for supporting protesters. People in their 20s are often stuck in part-time and temporary jobs. How does the loss of income in their first working years affect the rest of their life?. And the NSA surveillance story has been good to one author: George Orwell.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC