Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 12, 2012
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There are exactly seven weeks left before we reach the edge of the fiscal cliff. It's easy to get lost in the politics, but what are the country's business leaders doing to prepare? There's been a social safety net for returning war veterans for generations. But are benefits still as good as they used to be? The popularity of dance competition shows on TV has led to more adults enrolling in dance classes.
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Posted In: PIMCO, fiscal cliff
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Posted In: military, veterans, Jobs, social network
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