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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Mar 5, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 5, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 5, 2008

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Egyptian artifacts! (Made in China)

Mar 5, 2008
The Khan el-Khalili bazaar is the oldest, most famous marketplace in Cairo, where you'll see the tourism economy at work. Visitors come in droves to get souvenirs, spices, even gold. But the ancient Egyptian artifacts might just be made in . . . Well, Scott Jagow has more.

Egypt's educated and jobless

Mar 5, 2008
Finding a job in Egypt is an uphill battle -- even for those with college degrees. Marketplace's Amy Scott reports on a generation of young people waiting for work.

Middle Eastern TV goes interactive

Mar 5, 2008
At an Egyptian cafe you'll find men sipping tea, smoking tobacco in water pipes, and watching satellite TV. The satellite dish has changed the Middle East as much as any technology. Commentator Marwan Kraidy says Arabic television has come a long way.

A very humble home in Jordan

Mar 5, 2008
Iraqi refugee Ayssir and her family abandoned their furniture and belongings in Baghdad and ended up in Amman, Jordan, one of the most expensive cities in the Middle East for housing. Alisa Roth tells more of the story (Part 3 of a series).

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 5, 2008

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC