Marketplace for June 16, 2011

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Marketplace for June 16, 2011

Probationers could be allowed to work on farms in Georgia

In response to the state's new strict immigration law, and the shortage of farmers that followed, Georgia governor Nathan Deal has proposed allowing probationers to fill the void on farms.
Posted In: Agriculture

Wall Street, Washington talk nice -- for a change

Treasury officials and hedge fund managers meet to discuss a new initiative for Wall Street to help finance big public works.
Posted In: Wall Street

Cost estimate for a non-war

President Obama says U.S. action in Libya doesn't fall under War Powers Act -- and its cost is limited.

In Mozambique, subsidy curbs spark worries

Mozambique is ending universal subsidies on a range of basic daily necessities, but fears of public unrest mean targeted subsidies remain.

The future is... fewer beaches

Hawaii's famed beaches, like Waikiki, are washing away due to rising sea levels. And managing eroding beaches isn't going to be easy -- or cheap.
Posted In: Environment

Annual economic gathering kicks off in Russia

Business and political leaders from across the world gather today in St. Petersburg, Russia, to attend the city's big annual economic forum.
Posted In: Russia

The consequences of a possible Greek default

If Greece defaults on its debt, the consequences for the global economic system could be dire but there is hope of avoiding a worst case scenario.

Using failure as a way to succeed

You can learn a lot from failure. But focusing solely on the act of failing doesn't tell the whole truth about success.
Posted In: failure

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