Marketplace for April 8, 2011

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Marketplace for April 8, 2011

What happens if the government shuts down

The possibility of a government shutdown is still pending. So what does this really mean for Washington, its agencies and its employees?

Weekly Wrap: The government shutdown

Reviewing the week in Wall Street with Lizzie O'Leary from Bloomberg and Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal. This week: what happens if the government shuts down.
Posted In: Wall Street

SEC reviewing rules on shares of private firms

Spurred in part by Facebook, the Securities and Exchange Commission is reviewing rules that limit privately held companies to 499 shareholders.
Posted In: Wall Street

Home Depot not a hit in China

The U.S. chain closes several stores in China, where do-it-yourself home projects aren't popular.

Getting companies to hire

Small businesses have created thousands of jobs in the last few years. But one aspect of the health care law could prove costly.

The IRS investigates HSBC for tax evasion

The IRS wants the banking giant to share information about people evading taxes through accounts in India.
Posted In: Banks

Portugal: A third bailout for the European Union

Finance ministers hope Europe's debt crisis will ease after Portugal stabilizes, following Greece and Ireland.

Small talk: Diamond rings at Costco, worst landlords in NYC

The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Dressing up the dressing room, mapping the worst landlords in New York City and buying bling at Costco.

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Be Easy
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Be First
Hear My Dear

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