Marketplace for August 15, 2011

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Marketplace for August 15, 2011
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Depression or recession: What's in a name?

Sasha Strauss, managing director at Innovation Protocol, discusses why the name of an economic crisis can affect its overall impact.
1

Why Google wants to buy Motorola Mobility

Google announced its plan today to buy mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. The reason for the major purchase comes down to just one word: patents
2

The joys of repetition

Why this Monday is (and isn't) different than last Monday (and all Mondays before it)
Posted In: Investing
4

After volatile week, corporate mergers resume

Stock markets shift from "Manic Monday" to "Merger Monday" as companies swoop in on rivals to expand. Is this a sign of economic optimism?
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions
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Are we in a lost decade?

Justin Wolfers and Liaquat Ahamed discuss where they think we are economically, and where we might be in 2016 and beyond.
Posted In: Economy
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States get tough with immigration

Several states this summer have passed immigration bills. And it got commentator Gustavo Arellano thinking about his personal experience... hiring.
Posted In: undocumented, illegal

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Paper Planes (DFA Remix)
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Heart Of Glass
Apollo Brown
Moonshine
Matlock
Hold On (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Nicolay
Politician (Reprise)
Aloe Blacc

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