Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 2, 2013
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Remember the phone hacking by tabloids in Britain: Are other big corporations up to similar things? The latest monthly jobs numbers for July. And in Camden, NJ, one small doctor's office tries to make a big gain in holding down costs by moving closer to the sickest seniors.
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Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Fabrice Tourre
The SEC has six pending cases against 18 executives accused of misconduct before or during the financial crisis.
The latest jobs numbers are a disappointment. And in Camden, NJ, one small doctor's office tries to make a big gain in holding down costs by moving closer to the sickest seniors.
Posted In: Unemployment, part-time jobs, jobs report, Jobs
48-year-old Lisa Darcey has a lot of experience doing the part-time shuffle. Unable to find a full-time position, Darcey works two part-time jobs and is trying to add a third to the mix.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report
Unemployment claims are down; economic growth is up, as are car sales and stock prices. But the question remains, will all that add up to more jobs?
Posted In: Google, mobile, motorola, smartphone, android
Motorola says what makes the phone different is so-called contextual computing, a tech buzz phrase which means the phone can tell when its in your hand versus in your car.
In Camden, NJ, one small doctor's office tries to make a big gain in holding down costs by moving closer to the sickest seniors.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Britain, News Corp.
The phone-hacking scandal in Britain may extend far beyond the news media to hundreds of other companies.
Posted In: Taxes, Retail, holiday shopping
From Massachusetts to Alabama, sales tax on everything from socks to laptops will be waived. But not every state wants to leave those tax dollars on the table.