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Marketplace's story on mooncakes inspires a song

Sep 12, 2011
This final note. Check out the sky tonight if you get a chance. On the Chinese calendar, this is the Mid-Autumn Festival, when the moon is at its...
Posted In: moon festival, mooncakes
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BofA to cut 30,000 jobs

Sep 12, 2011
As part of an effort to cut expenses by $5 billion a year over the next two years, U.S. banking giant Bank of America confirmed today that it will...
Posted In: Bank of America, job cuts, layoffs
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'Calmest' 300-point selloff on Wall Street today

Sep 9, 2011
This final note on the way out, just to get back to that idea that the legacy of September 11th fundamentally isn't about economics or money....
Posted In: markets, Wall Street
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Group of 7 meet to discuss Greek debt crisis

Sep 9, 2011
An observation that the financial history of the past three years is that crises like to arrive on weekends....
Posted In: Europe debt crisis
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OP-ED: Jobs creation was never at the top of the list for Obama

Sep 9, 2011
After the August jobs report was released, I said that President Obama blew it. This led to a deluge of comments, e-mails and vitriol. Over the c...
Posted In: Jobs, Obama
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Speech offers little clarity on renewable energy policy

Sep 9, 2011
As part of Marketplace's coverage of President Barack Obama's address to Congress tonight, in which he unveiled a $447 billion plan to invest in...
Posted In: Jobs Act: Reactions from small business
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Road to new jobs doesn't pass through Washington says trucking exec

Sep 9, 2011
As part of Marketplace's coverage of President Barack Obama's address to Congress tonight, in which he unveiled a $447 billion plan to invest in...
Posted In: Jobs Act: Reactions from small business
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What about all those green jobs, Mr. President?

Sep 9, 2011
As part of Marketplace's coverage of President Barack Obama's address to Congress tonight, in which he unveiled a $447 billion plan to invest in...
Posted In: Jobs, Jobs Act: Reactions from small business
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For small healthcare provider, holding steady but not growing

Sep 9, 2011
As part of Marketplace's coverage of President Barack Obama's address to Congress tonight, in which he unveiled a $447 billion plan to invest in...
Posted In: Jobs, Jobs Act: Reactions from small business
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In beleaguered construction, this contractor wants to hire

Sep 9, 2011
As part of Marketplace's coverage of President Barack Obama's address to Congress tonight, in which he unveiled a $447 billion plan to invest in...
Posted In: Jobs, Jobs Act: Reactions from small business

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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...