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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 18, 2012

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After weeks of uncertainty, it appears as though Greece will be staying in the eurozone... at least for now: the pro-bailout, pro-austerity New Democracy party narrowly beat the anti-bailout Syriza party in yesterday's elections. Critics say President Obama's decision to allow undocumented immigrants to work legally will make the job market here in the U.S. even tougher. Look out for sunburns today, as some new federal rules for sunscreen products that were supposed to take effect won't actually be enforced until December. And what Microsoft is up against when it finally releases its new tablet.

After Greek elections, crisis wanes, but not over

Greece manages to stay in the eurozone for now, but it is clear that European central banks can't handle too many more bailouts for countries like Spain.
Posted In: Greece

A great first job out of college

Over 1,000 college seniors apply every year for one of just 12 available jobs... to drive an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile.

Eurozone crisis remains far from over

The election results are in from Greece, and the pro-bailout, pro-austerity New Democracy party narrowly beat the anti-bailout Syriza party in yesterday's elections and is now trying to form a coalition government. That means the euro stays together for the moment.
Posted In: Greece, spain, Europe debt crisis

Greek election means disaster averted, not resolved

What does the Greek election mean for the U.S. and have any lessons been learned as a result of the crisis?
Posted In: Europe, Greece, Eurozone

PODCAST: Greece holds on, an ATM lets too much go

After weeks of uncertainty, it appears as though Greece will be staying in the eurozone... at least for now: the pro-bailout, pro-austerity New Democracy party narrowly beat the anti-bailout Syriza party in yesterday's elections. Critics say President Obama's decision to allow undocumented immigrants to work legally will make the job market here in the U.S. even tougher. Look out for sunburns today, as some new federal rules for sunscreen products that were supposed to take effect won't actually be enforced until December. And what Microsoft is up against when it finally releases its new tablet.

French Socialist Party wins majority in parliament

Voters in France this weekend gave President Francois Hollande's Socialists a solid majority in the lower house of parliament, complementing their majority in the upper house and thus, complete legislative power in the government.
Posted In: Europe, France, Francois Hollande

With Greek elections done for now, what's next?

Looking ahead at what's to come for other eurozone countries and what's happening at the G20 summit.
Posted In: Eurozone, Greece, spain, France, Germany, Francois Hollande, G20 summit

Population growth: The problem of weight

The problems of a sustainable future for the planet don't stop at pure population -- it also matters what the people in that population are consuming, and how much they weigh.
Posted In: weight, Health, Food, obesity

'Big Sunscreen' wins delay in new FDA rules

Stricter regulations on what sunscreen packaging can say were supposed to go into effect today, just in time for summer. But a delay sought by the industry means they won't happen until the winter.
Posted In: lobbying, sunscreen, sunblock, Health, FDA

Microsoft's big reveal

The company lifts the lid on something new today. But can anything make the tech giant relevant again?
Posted In: Microsoft

How the immigration change impacts jobs

Obama's decision to ease restrictions on some undocumented immigrants won’t add pressure for jobs seekers in the short-term.
Posted In: Jobs, undocumented, Immigration

Pro-bailout New Democracy party wins in Greece

It appears Greece will be staying in the eurozone for at least a bit longer, as the pro-bailout, pro-austerity New Democracy party narrowly beat the anti-bailout Syriza party in yesterday's elections.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, elections

Some stability comes with Greek election results

The Greek election result has so far brought modest relief to financial markets around the world. A victory by the New Democracy party suggests Greece is not headed for a quick and messy exit from the euro.
Posted In: Greece, elections

How bailout plans have changed

The stabilizing election result in Greece does not change the reality that banks are on the brink in a number of European countries. And there's hot debate in Europe over just how much the European Central Bank should do to bailout the banks -- a problem we can relate to here in the states.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bailout

Australia could bring back crocodile hunting safaris

The government in Australia wants to boost the sagging tourism industry. One idea: Bring back the crocodile hunt.
Posted In: Australia, tourism, hunting

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