Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 24, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 24, 2011

New Jersey legislation approves cuts in benefits

Garden State lawmakers gave final approval to a plan that would require public workers to pay more for benefits. Joshua Rauh, associate professor of finance at Northwestern University, explains.
Posted In: Health

The role of manufacturing in the economic recovery

Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, discusses President Obama's $500 million pledge to jump start manufacturing jobs, and how manufacturing plays into the U.S.'s economic expansion.
Posted In: Economy

Nearing the end of a 'once-in-a-generation' recession

Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS/MoneyWatch, takes a look at today's finalized GDP numbers for the first quarter, and gives us some good economic news.
Posted In: Economy

Report: Resident doctors may need more sleep

In a report out today from the journal Nature and Science of Sleep, first-year residents may soon have more hours between shifts to sleep. But that may not be enough to prevent medical errors.
Posted In: Health

Bernanke's public approval falls as the economy slows

In a new Bloomberg survey, 26 percent of Americans view Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke unfavorably -- the lowest level in almost two years.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve

Are humans to blame for barking dogs?

A new study shows that barking is common in domesticated dogs, but nearly absent in their wild counterparts. Did dogs evolve into barkers after humans made them pets?

Toledo looks to Chinese investors to develop waterfront

Two Chinese developers have bought property in Toledo. But there aren't any signs that the Chinese know anything about property development in the U.S.
Posted In: China

China watching European debt crisis closely

China is deeply invested in Europe, not only with trade partnerships, but also in European real estate. And with all that investment, a Greek default could have major implications for China.
Posted In: China

Can U.S. debt negotiators learn from Greece?

Debt discussions fell apart in Washington yesterday. But as international lenders get on board with Greece's deficit-cutting plans, should U.S. lawmakers be taking note?

Could Greek crisis affect money-market funds?

The funds shouldn't own Greek bonds, but they could hold short-term investments in European banks with Greek bond holdings.
Posted In: Investing

EU at a crossroads: Restrict borders or keep them open?

Leaders from the EU are meeting to discuss border controls within Europe.

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