Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
• U.S. soda connoisseurs who prefer the taste of Coke (KO) made with cane sugar rather than high-fructose corn syrup have long been fans of Mexican Coke, which still uses the old-fashioned sweetener. But it looks like their soft drink of choice may soon become harder to find: Executives at Latin America's second-largest Coca-Cola bottler say they may switch away from the costlier cane sugar in response to a sales tax hike on soda that Mexico's congress passed last week.
• Among the things that attract top employees to tech startups is the dream that, someday, when the company goes public, their stock options will make them rich rich rich! (Congratulations, Twitter founders.) But the Silicon Valley version of playing the lottery isn't always a great gamble: A VC investor has run the numbers, and reveals what the odds are that your tech startup will end up worth $1 billion.
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