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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.

After Fab, can the SEC haul in bigger executive fish?

The SEC has six pending cases against 18 executives accused of misconduct before or during the financial crisis.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Fabrice Tourre

PODCAST: Part-time plus part-time equals what?

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.

When a part-time job plus a part-time job still isn't enough

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: Unemployment, part-time jobs, jobs report, Jobs

Compared to stocks and real estate, the job market’s a slacker

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: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report

162,000 jobs added, unemployment falls to 7.4%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 162,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

Silicon Valley and the government: It's complicated

The controversy over the National Security Agency grabbing our personal data, with the asssistance of Silicon Valley, could make it tough for tech to do business.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, nsa, NSA leaks, Edward Snowden, surveillance

Moto X enters the smartphone market, but can it hang with the big kids?

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.
Posted In: Google, mobile, motorola, smartphone, android

Setting up shop where the sick are

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.

UK businesses investigated for phone-hacking, 'blagging'

The phone-hacking scandal in Britain may extend far beyond the news media to hundreds of other companies.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Britain, News Corp.

Sales tax holidays: Economic boost or lost state revenue?

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.
Posted In: Taxes, Retail, holiday shopping

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