Marketplace for April 25, 2011

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Marketplace for April 25, 2011
19

Not enough people dive into high-risk pools

The insurance exchanges for people with preexisting conditions aren't living up to expectations. And politics plays a part.
Posted In: Health
2

Boston tries asking nicely for more taxes

The city is asking tax-exempt institutions like universities and hospitals to voluntarily pay more property taxes. Please.
Posted In: Taxes
5

Gas just keeps getting more and more expensive!

The "Nice Kitchen" comedy group of the Upright Citizens Brigade imagines a not-too-distant future where gas prices rise rapidly.
1

Refugee crisis hits Europe

Some 25,000 Tunisians have landed in Italy since the fall of the country's government. But their arrival has sparked a debate in Europe.
17

Looking to President Coolidge for budgetary perspective

He's the not the first president that comes to mind as an economic pioneer. But Calvin Coolidge is worth a second look.
0

White House considers sanctions on Syria

Syria continues its brutal crackdown. But we don't have much leverage over that Middle Eastern country, so perhaps the White House is more bark than bite.
2

Federal Reserve likely to end bond-buying spree

The Fed is likely to signal a shift from its easy-money policies. What could that mean for mortgage rates, share prices and the economic recovery?
4

Kimberly-Clark takes hit on Huggies

The consumer goods giant reported a steep drop in profits last quarter because of rising costs. Diapers suffer a double inflationary whammy.
Posted In: Retail

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