Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 29, 2013
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Just as France's government is aiming to grow its economy with tax cuts, Greece is looking trim its debts with public sector layoffs. We get to know a company that many may have never heard of, but almost certainly interact with on a daily basis -- AppNexus. And Italy grapples with a shortage of pizza-makers.
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Posted In: Greece, France, austerity, Europe debt crisis
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Posted In: Tech, ads, Internet
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