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Military and Energy: The General

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." Among the v...
Posted In: Military and Energy
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Junior bankers feel disappointed with their jobs, pay

Aug 26, 2011
A final note. I was reading about a young investment banker a while back, complaining that he works such long hours with so little time off, his ...
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Consumer confidence still sliding

Aug 26, 2011
Confidence among U.S. consumers dropped in August to the lowest level since November 2008.. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan final index...
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Ben Bernanke: Fed can't fix economy

Aug 26, 2011
It's time for your close-up, Ben Bernanke. All eyes were on the Federal Reserve chairman as he delivered a speech from a conference in Jackson H...
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve
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Bernanke's meanderings: need a map?

Aug 26, 2011
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said a lot today, And at the same time, said very little. The business world waited all week to hear what Bernanke wou...
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Jewelry thieves get 'clowned' by fool's gold

Aug 25, 2011
A final note. The price of gold's been slipping for several days now, but that doesn't mean it's lost its allure. Police are investigating an ar...
Posted In: gold
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So, is Bank of America safe now?

Aug 25, 2011
The news today that Warren Buffett made a $5 billion investment in Bank of America lifted the company's stock, along with most of the financial s...
Posted In: Bank of America, The Breakdown: Markets, Warren Buffett

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The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

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What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

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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...