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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 19, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 19, 2011

Grocery workers' strike in Los Angeles continues

Workers at Ralphs, Albertsons and Vons in southern California have been working since March without contracts. Soon, however, stores may be forced to shut down.
Posted In: Jobs

Netflix will split DVD delivery service from online streaming

Netflix has officially split its DVD mail business into a separate organization.

Yemen's economy sets it apart from other 'Arab Spring' countries

Protests in Yemen are heating up against President Saleh. But Yemen's economy was fragile long before the protests began.

European patience for Greek debt grows thin

This week marks a pivotal turning point in the Greek debt crisis. Pressure is mounting from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund that a solution be reached soon.

Greek debt crisis nearing critical moment

The Greek finance minister spoke out today against the potential for unfair treatment by other European officials as his country's debt crisis worsens.

Will President Obama's deficit plan work?

President Obama will unveil a plan today that will cut another $3 trillion from the budget. He hopes to save money on the military and tax reform.

President Obama's plan to cut trillions more from deficit

The Congressional super committee was recently tasked with cutting $1.5 trillion of the federal budget. Now, President Obama will unveil his ideas for cutting even more money.

Obama jobs plan could bring painful cuts to health care

President Obama will announce today how he will pay for his $447 billion jobs plan, and Medicare and Medicaid are on the table. But what's left to cut, and will it help or hurt the health care industry?
Posted In: Health

The Solyndra aftermath

While it was in business, Solyndra entered into contracts to make and install solar panels. Who were the buyers and what is the future of those contracts, now that the company is in bankruptcy?

TV music at bargain prices

Music for TV shows once featured top 40 hits; now indie artists rule. The shift from big names to no-names happened with the rise of the DVD.
Posted In: Entertainment

Emerging countries are developing 'western' diseases

Greater affluence in emerging economies has produced a surge in the incidence of diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Posted In: Health

Obama's deficit plan: Politics or policy?

Republicans are already speaking out against President Obama's plan to cut another $3 trillion from the federal budget.

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The Greatest
Cat Power
Our Love To Admire [+digital booklet]
Interpol
Eye Contact
Gang Gang Dance
Heaven Is Attached By A Slender Thread
The One Am Radio