Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 25 , 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 25 , 2011

What effect are the debt talks having?

Julia Coronado, chief economist at BNP Paribas, explains whether the debt debates will do any long-term damage to Treasury bills.

Britain's speaking clock turns 75

Seventy-five years ago, the beginning of the British telephone system was marked by the creation of the Speaking Clock. Today, the British still dial the number 30 million times a year, in order to get the exact time.

Business school case study: Debt talks

Business is all about the art of negotiation -- MIT's Tom Kochan explains how the debt talks are marked by give and take.
Posted In: Education

Bond markets remain calm amid debt ceiling debate

As the debt default date looms, bond analyst Marilyn Cohen explains why so many foreign markets aren't panicking -- even though they hold a lot of our cash.

U.S. bondholders in China still waiting for a deal

China, the second biggest holder of U.S. debt after the Federal Reserve, isn't in panic mode yet as Washington continues to struggle over a deal that would raise the debt ceiling.
Posted In: China

Wall Street waits to see what happens with debt talks

New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses why markets aren't panicking right now, even though a debt ceiling deal seems pretty far off.

AT&T presses its case for merger

The giant phone company delivers more data to the Federal Communications Commission to support its argument that a merger with T-Mobile will improve service and even cut costs for consumers.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

How Wall Street helped to plunder the newspaper industry

Former newspaper editor James O'Shea talks about the Wall Street deals that he believes helped bring down the great American newspaper.
Posted In: Wall Street

Deficit-reduction plan could bring cuts to college financial aid

The government makes a profit off of student loans, but some say government aid helps to push college tuition higher.
Posted In: Education

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None Shall Pass
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