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What now: The future of computer geeks

Jan 7, 2011
Marissa Mayer, vice president of consumer products at Google, is an unapologetic geek and thinks that the Internet will encourage others, male or female, to be geeks just like her.

What now: The future of U.S-China trade relations

Jan 6, 2011
Commentator David Frum ponders the symbiotic relationship between the United States and China and its future.

Parks and Recreation Creator Talks TV's New Routine

Jan 5, 2011
NBC's "Parks and Recreation" begins its third season on NBC tonight--as part of a comedy block that will have the network airing comedies at 10:00pm. It's been two decades since any network has tried showing comedies at that hour. Commentator and "Parks and Recreation" creator Michael Schur says there is a good reason why TV routines are changing.

What now: Writing the laws of financial reform

Jan 4, 2011
Commentator Bethany McLean has some advice for the writers of the the laws of the Frank-Dodd financial reform and also to Congress and financiers who may influence over the laws are shaped.
Posted In: Law

Health care costs... What now?

Jan 3, 2011
Commentator David Leonhardt proposes to rein in health care costs to put more money in consumers' pockets.
Posted In: Health

Getting Personal: How 2010 affected your wallet

Jan 1, 2011
Marketplace Money's personal finance experts Kathy Kristof, David Lazarus, and Liz Pulliam Weston review the most important events from the year past that affected your wallet and what to expect from the year ahead.

Economic wishes for 2011

Jan 1, 2011
It's time to look forward to the new year. Here's what Marketplace's regulars are wishing for in 2011.

Weekly Wrap: The year in review

Dec 31, 2010
Bob Moon talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine and Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal about whether the economic recovery started in 2010.

What mattered this year in technology

Dec 31, 2010
A whole lot of things happened in the world of technology in 2010. But when people look back on 2010 years from now, what are they going to point to? What really changed the world this year? To answer that, we talk to Clay Shirky, one of the smartest people we know about how people and technology shape each other.

Retail business outlook may be bright for 2011

Dec 31, 2010
Retail spending was up this holiday season, a good sign after an otherwise dismal spending year. But 2011 might be a year of growth, reports Eve Troeh.
Posted In: Retail

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Marketplace takes a look at the biggest business stories of the year that was 2010, and looks forward to see what we can expect for the year ahead.