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Strike out: More workers take to the picket lines

Sep 5, 2011
Work stoppages and strikes are on the rise. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that we're tracking to have more workers on strike this...
Posted In: Jobs, labor day
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The New American dream? Try the lottery

Sep 2, 2011
What is that, exactly? A good job? Your own house? Your own car? Americans appear to be substituting that dream for a more immediate reverie:...
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No more land of the free?

Sep 1, 2011
Want free checking? Don't go to a big bank. A report from Moebs Services, which tracks banking activity, says the number of big banks offering fr...
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Trade off

Aug 31, 2011
Trade in America is slowing. A report from the OECD today says the growth we saw in both imports and exports earlier this year is settling back a...
Posted In: trade
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Subprime rising

Aug 30, 2011
Lenders are getting more comfortable with risk. That's the conclusion of a study by Experian, which found subprime borrowers are finding it easie...
Posted In: car loan, subprime
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Small businesses are hiring: survey

Aug 29, 2011
A survey from Intuit reports today that small businesses have created 35,000 jobs so far this month....
Posted In: Small Business
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Tiffany earnings rise 33%

Aug 26, 2011
Strong international sales drove higher second quarter earnings from the high-end jeweler. That good news from Tiffany pushes The Marketplace Ind...
Posted In: The Breakdown: Markets, tiffany & co.
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Is American girl power waning?

Aug 25, 2011
Forbes magazine has dropped 20 Americans from its list of the world's 100 most powerful women. This sorry state of affairs sets The Marketplace...
Posted In: Forbes

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What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

This story illustrates the fallacies of orthodox economic theory, which has obvious logical inconsistencies that cannot be reconciled. The idea...

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What do students actually learn in college?

The value of a Harvard degree is that it gives the buyer a gold plate, whether he/she is talented or not. Sara Lawrence has to compete with this,...

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What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

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Your "dog" deflation story prompted me to actually set up an account for Market Place, just so I could comment. First...

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Milwaukee locals want to bring Pabst back

If Pabst does not brew its own beer then how can it claim to be the largest American owned brewery? I thought that Yuengling passed Samuel Adams...