Marketplace for April 19, 2011

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Marketplace for April 19, 2011
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Bond market shrugs off U.S. debt warning

Standard & Poor's alert that it might cut the U.S. credit rating should have sent government bond prices lower. So why have Treasurys gained?
Posted In: Wall Street
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Japanese still struggling to contain Fukishima damage

Once Japan shuts down that plant, they will have to contend with rising carbon emissions from switching to fossil fuels.
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Paul Allen on Bill Gates and today's Microsoft

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discusses his tempestuous relationship with Bill Gates, and how he feels about Microsoft now.
Posted In: Books
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Twitter's all grown up

There are reports that Twitter is looking to buy Tweetdeck for $50 million. That app feeds off of Twitter and makes it better.
Posted In: Internet
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Freakonomics: Saving the environment, or just showing off?

Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks about the idea of "conspicuous conservation," where people indulge in certain earth-saving acts as a way to show off that they care about the environment, and in turn, benefit socially.
Posted In: Environment
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One year after BP spill, geopolitics of oil intensifies

All the easy oil is gone. Now, it'll be harder to reach, and to buy from unstable foreign governments.
Posted In: Oil

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Girl They Won't Believe It
Joss Stone
Instrumental Vision (Deep Mix)
Crocodile
Moonshine
Matlock
Gold For The Price Of Silver (Erot Vs Kings Of Convenience Version)
Kings Of Convenience
Golden Cage
The Whitest Boy Alive

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