Marketplace for 08/09/13

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Two encryption email providers -- one of which Snowden supposedly used -- are closing up shop. One of the companies put out a statement implying that the Feds were making requests, and analysts believe the firm decided to shut down rather than abide by requests secretly. And it's Friday, so we review the week that was on Wall Street in the Weekly Wrap, including major settlements and lawsuits for big banks and worries about the Fed and monetary policy.

Wall Street asks: Will JPMorgan admit wrongdoing?

Looking back at the week's business news, from the London Whale to President Obama's remarks on housing and the economy.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap

Puig-mania hits Dodger Stadium, but are advertisers ready?

L.A. Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig looks to capitalize on meteoric rise, but companies may wait to sign him.
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Yasiel Puig, Dodgers, Sports, athletes

[Be]hind [Br]eaking [Ba]d: [Mo]re Than a Sho[W]

As AMC"s TV show "Breaking Bad" begins its final season this weekend, show producers know the product is about more than what's on your TV screen.
Posted In: AMC, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, television

States beat the SEC to the new frontier of crowdfunding

How Georgia is on the forefront of pushing equity crowdfunding. It's like Kickstarter, except that regular folk can invest in -- not just donate to -- a small, private company.
Posted In: crowdfunding, Small Business

Matt Damon, 'Elysium' and White Flight

Don't go see "Elysium" without expecting a cinematic lesson in income inequality, racism and global poverty.
Posted In: film

Priceline stock flight and the dot-com bubble

The share price of discount travel site Priceline has reached the same altitude it was at during the dot-com boom.
Posted In: priceline, airfare, dot-com, Travel, discount travel

Snowden chill: Aftershocks hit Silicon Valley

Two encryption email providers -- one of which Edward Snowden supposedly used -- are reportedly closing up shop.
Posted In: Edward Snowden, nsa, PRISM

Detroit lost a million-dollar check

The bankrupt city received a check from the local school system, but it wasn't deposited because it was left inside a City Hall drawer.
Posted In: Detroit

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