Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 14, 2012

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The World Bank's outgoing president, Robert Zoellick, says that four years after eurozone debt became a problem, the world is entering a new and more precarious phase of the crisis. Starboard Venture has a 5 percent stake in AOL and now it wants three seats on the board of directors. Ahead of what's billed as a major speech by Barack Obama in Cleveland, Democratic strategists want the president to change his message to acknowledge slow growth.
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Doping charges brought against Lance Armstrong

The agency that monitors drugs in sports is bringing formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong. Armstrong has denied the allegations, but how will the charges affect his charitable organization Livestrong?
Posted In: Sports, Charity, cancer
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Celebrity charities: How bad press affects donations

The U.S. agency that monitors drugs in sports has filed new doping charges against Lance Armstrong. Philanthropy expert Sandra Miniutti tells us what happens when bad press hits a charity's figurehead.
Posted In: Sports, Charity
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PODCAST: A pizza vending machine and a taco hoax

The World Bank's outgoing president, Robert Zoellick, says that four years after eurozone debt became a problem, the world is entering a new and more precarious phase of the crisis. Starboard Venture has a 5 percent stake in AOL and now it wants three seats on the board of directors. Ahead of what's billed as a major speech by Barack Obama in Cleveland, Democratic strategists want the president to change his message to acknowledge slow growth.
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Obama pushed to recast economic message

Ahead of what's billed as a major speech by Barack Obama in Cleveland, democratic strategists want the president to change his message to acknowledge slow growth.
Posted In: 2012 election, President Obama
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AOL faces dissident shareholder

Starboard Venture has a 5 percent stake in the company. Now it wants three seats on the board of directors.
Posted In: aol
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World Bank's Zoellick: Eurozone is worldwide problem

The World Bank's outgoing president, Robert Zoellick, says that four years after eurozone debt became a problem, the world is entering a new and more precarious phase of the crisis. Listen to our full interview with him here.
Posted In: World Bank, Robert Zoellick, Europe debt crisis
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Germany continues to push austerity and reform

The Group of 20 top economic powers meets this weekend to discuss the eurozone debt crisis. German leader, Angela Merkel, has cautioned the region on overestimating Germany's capacity to fix the crisis.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, spain
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Do Americans support the Affordable Care Act?

Any day now, the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act will come down. Two years since the act was passed, what do American's think of the reforms?
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, 2012 election
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Investing in sustainability: Banks get a green thumb

This week, Bank of America became the latest bank to make a sustainability pledge. The New York Times suggests this a way for Wall Street to restore its image. But, instead, could it just be a savvy investment strategy?
Posted In: banking, sustainability, corporate responsibility

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