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Goldman Sachs seeks to improve PR

May 3, 2010
Goldman Sachs is on a bid to repair its reputation. The bank has hired Mark Fabiani, a PR vet who aided former President Bill Clinton through the...
Posted In: Goldman Sachs

Apple: One million iPads sold

May 3, 2010
Apple has announced that it has sold its one millionth iPad - only 28 days after it was introduced on April 3. The tech giant also announced that...
Posted In: apple, iPad

Will BP oil spill clog economic recovery?

May 3, 2010
The damages from BP's oil catastrophe are fast spilling into the high billions, and experts are just beginning to project what that will do to our...
Posted In: oil spill

United by name, Continental by logo

May 3, 2010
To demonstrate the union of airlines United and Continental as a "merger of equals," the company planes will represent both carriers in a special...
Posted In: Airlines, continental, merger, united

The world's most caffeinated countries

Apr 30, 2010
Hmm? Did America top the list? According to Businessweek, although the U.S. consumes the most coffee, it "can't crack the top 10 on a per-capita...
Posted In: coffee

Memories of an iconic Greek cup

Apr 30, 2010
When we found out Greek coffee cup inventor Leslie Buck died this week, we asked Marketplace Morning Report Host Steve Chiotakis to reflect on the...
Posted In: Greek cup

Information for Louisiana oil spill volunteers

Apr 30, 2010
Aaron Viles of the Gulf Restoration Network put up a quick blog post for people interested in volunteering at the BP oil spill in Louisiana. Check...

Man behind New York's Greek coffee cup dies at 87

Apr 30, 2010
If you're grabbing a coffee in the Big Apple, raise a cup to Leslie Buck. The 87-year-old paper-cup company executive and Holocaust survivor, who...
Posted In: Greek coffee cup

Conan O'Brien to appear on '60 Minutes'

Apr 30, 2010
Conan O'Brien has given his first post-Tonight Show interview to "60 Minutes." The interview airs this Sunday, May 2nd. NBC apparently prohibited O...
Posted In: Conan O'Brien

'Arizona' products carry boycott potential

Apr 29, 2010
Arizona is facing a big backlash over its immigration law, as we reported. But now even businesses with loose associations to Arizona are bearing...
Posted In: arizona, Immigration



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