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Hedge funds taking a hammering

Aug 30, 2011
Some Americans may be feeling a hint of schadenfreude at the news that hedge funds are having a hard time of it in this market....
Posted In: The Breakdown: Markets
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Data Points

Aug 30, 2011
The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index shows the U.S. National Home Price Index rose 3.6 percent in the second quarter. But it was still down 5...
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Military and Energy: The Warfighters

Aug 29, 2011
This week Marketplace airs a special series on the U.S. military and energy, and the quest to "unleash us from the tether of fuel." When Pent...
Posted In: Military and Energy
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Kellogg's goes after the ESPN crowd

Aug 29, 2011
This final note today, from the Marketplace desk of cynical advertising, courtesy of Ad Age magazine. All you dads out there who like to sneak y...
Posted In: advertising, Kellogg's
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Military and Energy: The Series

Aug 29, 2011
This week Marketplace airs a special series on the U.S. military and energy, and the Pentagon's quest to "unleash us from the tether of fuel." This...
Posted In: Military and Energy, sustainability
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China's problem

Aug 29, 2011
If there was any doubt that the global economy has bifurcated, it was removed by news from China today....
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Data Points

Aug 29, 2011
...all complete with open links, for your comfort!...
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Military and Oil: The Historian

Aug 29, 2011
This...
Posted In: Military and Energy

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

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Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...

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When the coal layoffs trickle down

My great grandfather started in the coal mines of Southwestern Virginia in 1936 during a time when logging companies such as W.M. Ritter were...