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Marketplace for April 26, 2011

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Marketplace for April 26, 2011

An upside to data collection

University of Chicago economist Richard Thaler discusses why he believes businesses that collect our data should give it back to us so that we can use it.
Posted In: Internet

Drug maker Forest Laboratories must choose between CEO and sales

The federal government says it will stop doing business with CEOs whose companies break the law.
Posted In: Health

School budgets up for a vote

It's that time again in cities and towns across the country. We take an inside look at the battle in Cherry Hill, N.J.
Posted In: Education

Low interest rates have costs, not just benefits

As the Federal Reserve meets to affirm its low rate policy, some critics say the economic costs -- lower savings, weaker dollar -- are too high.

Home prices going down

Home prices are falling in most major U.S. cities. It's been a long downward trend, and it's wiped out assets both real and imagined.
Posted In: Housing

American wheat in the Middle East

The political landscape in the Middle East is changing. And there is one American industry watching the events closely.

Ford's profit spotlights fuel-saving cars

Ford owes its best first quarter in 13 years to gas-sipping cars. Demand is strong for all hybrids -- especially used models of the Toyota Prius.
Posted In: Auto

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Ready To Start
Arcade Fire
Strange Chemistry
Sackcloth Fashion
Stillness
Blue Sky Black Death
What Have We Done?
The Motet