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Marketplace for June 20, 2011

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Marketplace for June 20, 2011

New ways for banks to profit from you

Banks and credit card companies are looking for ways to make up billions in fees they can no longer charge, thanks to new regulations. Your shopping habits are high value.
Posted In: Banks

Racine mayor looks for ways to bring down unemployment

A new report commissioned by mayors nationwide says cities aren't creating jobs fast enough. John Dickert, mayor of Racine, Wis., discusses the economic mood of his constituents and what he's doing to create jobs.

Supreme Court rejects global warming lawsuit

The Supreme Court said today that six states cannot sue utilities over emissions contributing to climate change. Instead, the EPA should regulate greenhouse gases.

The Supreme Court rules in favor of Walmart

The Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that more than a million female employees could join in a lawsuit accusing Walmart of paying women less than men.
Posted In: Crime

Syrian refugees: The view from across the Turkish border

Thousands of Syrians have fled north to Turkey since protests began in Syria. Reporter Alisa Roth discusses the humanitarian situation developing at the Syrian-Turkish border.

Creating jobs in Egypt

In Egypt, a better economic future has to mean somehow getting jobs for vast numbers of people, but doing that requires a way out of what you might call "The Maze."

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Pockets
Four Tet
We Are (Instrumental)
Anwarrior