Marketplace for August 12, 2011

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Marketplace for August 12, 2011

The state of the U.S. bond market

The markets have been going back and forth since news of the S&P downgrade, but is U.S. credit really in bad shape?
Posted In: Investing

Business customers help Smart & Final thrive in weak economy

Smart & Final President Dave Hirz discusses why his business is doing so well compared to conventional grocery stores right now and how President Obama can create jobs.
Posted In: Economy

Market tremors cause real-world worries for Commerce businessman

The president of NicoNat furniture company in Commerce tells us how the stock market gyrations and the overall economy is affecting his company
Posted In: Small Business

How local government translates big economic news

The downgrade and the fears of a double-dip recession are making news in Washington, but how are local governments assessing the future? The City of Commerce's city administrator offers his point of view

Marketplace on the road: How everyday people are coping with the economy

We take the show to the City of Commerce, to talk about how the economy is affecting us all
Posted In: Economy

Weekly Wrap: Stock market drama

Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: the aftermath of the S&P downgrade decision and how it's affecting how we live
Posted In: Wall Street

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My City Was Gone (2007 Remastered LP Version)
The Pretenders
Crazy Town (Album)
Velocity Girl

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