Marketplace for Friday, December 30, 2011
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2011 was a year of leadership changes and a rise in cloud computing in the world of Silicon Valley. IBM joins other tech giants and gets a new CEO. Verizon has reversed its decision to add a new $2 fee; Eve Troeh looks at how customers fought back on fees this year. The Weekly Wrap talks about the most negative and positive news from Wall Street in 2011, while the Dinner Party guys offer their favorite offbeat stories. And as a biopic of Margaret Thatcher opens this weekend in theaters, Stephen Beard visits the former U.K. prime minister's hometown.
A showcase of the most amusing under-the-radar business stories of 2011.