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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

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...

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

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

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

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....

Data Points

Aug 29, 2011
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"Food for Nine Billion" is a multi-platform media project that examines the challenge of feeding the world at a time of growing demand, changing diets, rising food and energy prices, shrinking land and water resources, and accelerating climate change. It is a collaborative project of Marketplace, Homelands Productions, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and PBS NewsHour.