Marketplace for July 28, 2011

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Marketplace for July 28, 2011

Looking at the relief and recovery of Haiti

Dr. Paul Farmer, the U.N.'s deputy special envoy to Haiti, on how the island nation is recovering and whether its aid money is being used wisely

The SEC eyes Groupon

Exactly what is the Chicago daily deal company trying to sell investors?
Posted In: Investing

Fishermen become farmers at 'Cod Academy'

Aquaculture is gaining popularity. Now there's a program in Maine to teach old fishermen a new trick: fish farming.
Posted In: Agriculture

Turkey's diplomatic efforts bring economic boom

Turkey's "zero problem" policy means good relations with all its neighbors. It has reaped economic benefits with this approach.

U.S. to announce new fuel standards

After contentious negotiations, automakers' fleets must average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025

High-profile Chicago development turning condos into apartments

Waterview Tower was supposed to be the fifth tallest building in Chicago. For three years, it's remained an unfinished shell -- a 25-story monument to the recession. Now it'll be turned into rental units.
Posted In: Housing

If debt deadline is missed, who will get paid?

At some point, the U.S. government will have to decide who gets paid and who doesn't, if Congress and the president don't agree on a new debt ceiling. Some government obligations will have priority over others

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Faithful (Instrumental)
Anwarrior
Valerie (Live, BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, London/2007)
Amy Winehouse