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Tea has been an intrinsic part of Chinese culture for thousands of years, but with more urban Chinese demanding coffee, more tea farmers in China's tea-growing regions are also growing coffee.
In anticipation of Verizon unveiling its own iPhone, Kai Ryssdal talks with Marketplace Tech Report host John Moe about how prepared the company's network is to potentially handle a flood of iPhone users, and what this means for AT&T and other cell carriers.
Some world governments are considering a more holistic reflection of a country's well-being beyond GDP. But it may be a challenge to define what happiness and success is for a whole population.
Governor Jerry Brown announced his budget plan this morning: a proposed $12 billion in spending cuts. There will be cuts in services like welfare and health care, and it's also expected that Brown may ask voters to raise taxes. Jeff Tyler reports.
Now that there are new rules for credit cards and overdraft fees, banks are trying to find money in other places. And as Stacey Vanek Smith reports, this means going after lower income customers, which in turn could move these customers out of the banking system altogether.
Marketplace for January 10, 2011