Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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A grim innovation from Greece: the slow-motion layoff. Nearly twelve years since September 11, the developer of the World Trade Center is still going after airlines, airports and even the airplanes that brought down the Twin Towers. And why women stay in jobs longer than they should.
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Piecing together the Volcker rule 4 years later. And the World Trade Center developer looks to airlines for 9/11 payments.
The case has added to the perception in Britain that U.S. regulators only pick on non-American banks.
Posted In: regulation, bank regulations, Volcker Rule, banking
It's been four years since Congress passed the Volcker Rule, a sweeping law aimed at fixing the financial system following its great collapse. But regulators still haven’t figured out how to implement it.
Posted In: 9/11, september 11, terror attacks, world trade center
The developer of the World Trade Center hopes to recover billions of dollars from United, American, Boeing and other aviation companies to pay for WTC's destruction in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, bailout, austerity
The Greek parliament votes today on whether to send as many as 25,000 government workers into a so-called 'labor reserve.'
Posted In: huawei, China, smartphones
Chinese tech company Huawei is teaming up with pop group Jonas Brothers to boost its image in America. Huawei wants to be known in the U.S. for its new smartphones, but so far, it's mostly famous in Congress.
Posted In: Google, piracy, copyright, online advertising
Content providers -- like Disney or Fox -- are now asking companies delivering online ads -- the Googles of the world -- to stop working with websites that allow illegal file sharing.