Marketplace for Friday, November 4, 2011
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The economy added 80,000 jobs last month, which is low, but could be the new normal for jobs numbers. Bank Transfer Day is tomorrow, and credit unions are benefiting from big banks' charges and fees. The G20 countries debate a Greek referendum. The IMF has become a key player in the Europe talks. We took a look whether social networking and social media really matter. Kai spoke with Leigh Gallagher and Felix Salmon, and to author Mark Bowden about his new book, "Worm: The First Digital World War."
The International Monetary Fund steps up its role in Europe. It's monitoring Italy's economy and aims to raise funds from emerging countries like China.
The controversial George Papandreou and his party win a nail-biting vote.
Two companies try to sort out blogs, Twitter and Facebook at an industry convention.
Leaders from the Group of 20 top economies concluded their summit in the South of France today. But the European debt crisis continues unabated. So just what happened this week and where do things stand now?