Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 13, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 13, 2011

Prosecutors: Marijuana dispensaries make too much money

Federal prosecutors say that many marijuana dispensaries, meant to be non-profit, are raking in too much cash.
Posted In: Health

JP Morgan Chase reports quarterly earnings

Earnings from Wall Street banks are beginning to trickle in, with JP Morgan the first to report. But are all banks created equal?
Posted In: Banks

More controversy surrounding News Corp.

The publisher of the Wall Street Journal Europe has stepped down in response to allegations that the paper inflated circulation numbers through insider deals with companies.

Secretary Geithner to meet with G20 leaders

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is heading to Paris with a message to European leaders about how to solve the economic crisis.

How a consumer revolt works

Consumers have spoken out recently against changes being made at Netflix and Bank of America, but only one of the revolts worked. What makes the difference?
Posted In: Retail

Samsung and Apple in patent battle

Apple is suing Samsung for creating lookalike products. Samsung is suing back. Who will win?

Rajaratnam to be sentenced in insider trading scandal

The sentence is expected to break records -- and to send a hard-line message to offenders about what happens when they break the law.
Posted In: Wall Street

Diane Swonk: What bank earnings mean for the economy at large

Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what kind of information we really need to look for from big banks when they report their earnings.
Posted In: Banks

Mid-day Extra: Jonathan Zittrain on Fed's plan to monitor Twitter, blogs

The Federal Reserve has a new plan to understand the public's perception -- following blogs, Facebook, and Twitter.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve, Facebook, Twitter, Jonathan Zittrain

Rep. David Schweikert on Occupy Wall Street, Dodd-Frank

As conflict in Washington, and around the country, continues, we check in with Republican Congressman David Schweikert on the state of the U.S. economy.

In high foreclosure areas, sellers aren't paying for extras

RealtyTrac says foreclosures bumped up less than 1 percent in the third quarter. In areas where there are lots of foreclosures, sellers aren't sprucing up as much.
Posted In: Housing

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In The Grace Of Your Love
The Rapture
Ningane featuring Fredy Massamba
Captain Planet
Narrow Sun
Fool's Gold
Last Fare
Little People

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