Marketplace for June 23, 2011

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Marketplace for June 23, 2011

Is tapping into oil reserves a confidence-building measure?

Sarah Emerson, president of Energy Security Analysis, discusses why the International Energy Agency decided to sell off some of its strategic petroleum oil reserves and how much good the move can do.
Posted In: Oil

The slowing economy changes debt-ceiling talks

Increasing signs that the U.S. economy is stalling are strengthening talk that the government has to help create jobs, not just cut spending.
Posted In: Economy

The FTC launches anti-trust probe over Google ads

The company's ad-search practices are at issue.
Posted In: Internet

Environmentalists, timber industry team up to fight wildfires

The Wallow Fire is Arizona's largest fire ever. But a new business venture could help pay to protect other forests in the Western U.S.
Posted In: Environment

Plane-maker Airbus cashes in at Paris Air Show

Plane-manufacturer Airbus has snagged some very large orders at the Paris Air Show. Its U.S. rival Boeing is not doing so well at the show.
Posted In: Airlines

Best Buy gets smaller

The big-box retailer shrinks its box size to grow profits.
Posted In: Retail

Separate and unequal economies in the Arab world

Separate economic systems are meant to spur investment and foreign entrepreneurialism. But the Arab economic model may in fact be holding economies back.

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