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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 26, 2013

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Greece's finance minister announced that the economically blighted nation might need around $13 billion to keep itself afloat, setting up the possibility of a third bailout.  Currently, about 16 percent of equity partners at big law firms are female -- a number that has barely budged in a decade. This despite the fact women graduate from law school in almost the same numbers as men. And, the U.S. Open tennis tournament starts today. It calls itself the biggest annual sporting event in the world.  That's by calculating attendance. But what about the dollars?

PODCAST: New York State sues Donald Trump's for-profit college

Donald Trump's for-profit university made false claims according to New York's attorney general. The scheduled start of the NFL football season on Sept. 5 is putting pressure on Time Warner Cable and CBS to negotiate a deal giving cable customers access to the network's programs. And, the world's growing population needs protein. Insects provide at the fraction of the cost of beef.

Durable goods turn out to be a summer flop

Durable goods orders fell sharply in July.
Posted In: durable goods, economic indicators

Cancer drugs are big money for big pharma

Amgen and AstraZeneca have both snapped up smaller firms that make cancer drugs.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, cancer, drugs

'Trump University' sued for $40 million by New York attorney general

Donald Trump's for-profit university made false claims according to New York's attorney general.
Posted In: donald trump, Eric Schneiderman, for-profit colleges

Time Warner customers: Are you ready for no football?

The scheduled start of the NFL football season on Sept. 5 is putting pressure on Time Warner Cable and CBS to negotiate a deal giving cable customers access to the network's programs.
Posted In: Time Warner Cable, CBS, NFL

Women lawyers still hit glass ceiling

Women are still underrepresented as partners at big law firms, and still make less than their male counterparts.
Posted In: lawyers, gender gap, glass ceiling, women

Greece may need third bailout

Checking the financial health of the sick patient known as Greece.
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'The Internet of Things': The future is now

A future where every object is connected to the internet is almost here.
Posted In: Internet, future

Eating crickets to save the world (recipes included!)

The world's growing population needs protein. Insects provide at the fraction of the cost of beef.
Posted In: crickets, Food, recipe

Fact check: How big is the U.S. Open, really?

The U.S. Open tennis tournament, which starts Monday, dubs itself as the biggest annual sporting event in the world.
Posted In: tennis, U.S. Open, Wimbledon

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