Marketplace for August 25, 2011

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Marketplace for August 25, 2011

Will pledge to withhold campaign donations work?

Maggie Wilderotter, CEO of Frontier Communications, discusses why she supports a movement among business leaders to halt campaign contributions to Washington lawmakers.

Arctic rush freezes out enviros

Environmental concerns fall by the wayside as nations begin planning Arctic developments
Posted In: Environment

The Jobs effect

Steve Jobs' management style has spread beyond Apple.

What Warren Buffett wants...

The famed investor wanted a piece of Bank of America after its stock had been beaten down. And Bank of America eventually decided it could use an investment -- $5 billion -- from Buffett.
Posted In: Banks

Making professors more productive

The University of Texas has a plan to get more out of its faculty
Posted In: Education

This downturn economy is different from the rest

Our current economic troubles have often been compared to those of the past, like the Depression of the 1930s. But how is it different?
Posted In: Economy

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Sanctuary (feat. Jessie Ware and Sampha)
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