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Marketplace for 7/15/2013 - The lonely, and fabulous, Fab

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Fabrice Tourre, who dubbed himself 'Fabulous Fab' back when he was a Goldman Sachs trader, goes on trial today for alleged fraud during the financial crisis. With so much alleged wrongdoing during the financial crisis, why are relatively low-level bankers the only ones in court? Plus, Google bought Frommer's travel guides only last August, but the 83-year-old founder just took back his company. And finally, Hamburger Helper is dropping the word 'hamburger' from its title -- how do you rebrand yourself when people change they way they use your product?

The global economy and your local pawn shop

Our nation's pawn shops can sometimes be a good measure of our economy.
Posted In: pawn shop

Hamburger Helper gets a new name

Things have changed since Hamburger Helper premiered in the 1970s. Instead of targeting working moms, the company is shifting its marketing strategy to millennials and young men.
Posted In: hamburger helper, Food

The mystery behind China's GDP growth figures

China's own premier has called China's growth figures 'manmade.' Find out what's behind the economic growth numbers of the world's second largest economy.
Posted In: GDP, China

More people need second jobs, fewer can find them

Trying to cobble together a livelihood from more than on job is tough because of the slow jobs recovery and the rise of 'on-call' scheduling in low-wage industries.
Posted In: Jobs, part-time jobs

Can an 83-year-old revamp the travel book biz?

Google bought Frommer's travel guides only last August, but the 83-year-old founder just took back his company.
Posted In: Google, travel books, Frommer's, Lonely Planet

Fabrice Tourre is fabulous, but why is he so lonely?

Fabrice Tourre, who dubbed himself “Fabulous Fab” back when he was a Goldman Sachs trader, went on trial Monday for alleged fraud during the financial crisis.
Posted In: financial crisis, Goldman Sachs, investment banks, Lloyd Blankfein

Unpaid internships under fire

Unpaid interns are suing big companies that don't provide the valuable educational and work experiences they promised.
Posted In: internship, internships

Zimmerman trial jurist already has a book deal

Juror B37 -- one of six women on the panel that acquitted Zimmerman Saturday -- has signed with a book agent.

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