Marketplace for July 26, 2011

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Marketplace for July 26, 2011
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Poll shows majority of Americans want debt ceiling compromise

Even if it means passing a package they disagree with. And a majority of Americans believe that President Obama and Congress will reach a deal by the Aug. 2nd deadline, according to findings by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
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Freakonomics: Death on payday?

Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner explains his findings on the connection between paydays and mortality rates, which may make you rethink about spending your paycheck right away.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Debt ceiling first responders

Commodities traders feel the pinch of debt ceiling uncertainty.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Keystone or bust

A distracted Congress votes today on whether to push a controversial oil pipeline through the approval process.
Posted In: Oil
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A healthier Happy Meal

McDonald's cuts calories to boost business.
Posted In: Food
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Britain's aid largesse causes concern at home

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has launched deep spending cuts at home but maintained generous overseas aid policies. Some Britons don't like this.
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Ford, Chrysler gain despite weak economy

The turnaround at the Detroit automakers continues. But pressure will mount this year from Japanese rivals eager to recoup market share.
Posted In: Auto

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Summertime Blues (Studio Outtake) (24-Bit Mastered 99)
Brian Setzer
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John Fahey

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