Marketplace for April 29, 2011

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Marketplace for April 29, 2011

Can festivals save the book?

Events bring in book lovers -- even as brick-and-mortar stores close.
Posted In: Books

Weekly Wrap: The Fed's press conference

Reviewing the week in Wall Street. This week: what came out of the Federal Reserve's first press conference and what Congress is expected to tackle next after coming back from recess.
Posted In: Wall Street

Atlanta's tourism bureau opposes Georgia's proposed immigration law

If Atlanta wants to be known as an international city, tourism officials say an Arizona-style immigration law can't be passed in Georgia.
Posted In: Immigration

White iPhone is misfit for cases

The latest iPhone stands out not just for its color, but because of a tiny difference in dimensions.

Reminder: Stock market is not the economy

Despite the economy slowing again, stock indices are climbing.
Posted In: Wall Street

What's at stake in the debt ceiling debate

Neel Kashkari, who formerly ran the TARP and is now managing director of PIMCO, speaks about the market's view of the debt limit debate.

Hot Topic: A lesson in climate change and chili peppers

There are more than 10,000 varieties of chili peppers, and they are big business. But climate uncertainty is affecting the cultivation of some peppers.
Posted In: Books

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Funky 24hrs a Day (Instrumental)
How In The World
Family Force 5
Welcome to the Jungle
Vitamin String Quartet
Hot Cakes
El Ten Eleven

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