Marketplace for March 17, 2011

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Marketplace for March 17, 2011
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Bipartisan calm around U.S. nuke plans

President Obama and House Speaker Boehner both agree: U.S. should approach nuke policy changes cautiously.
2

U.S. budget is extended, but there are costs

Keeping the federal government running with temporary budget resolutions is changing the way business is done.
1

Diet Coke beats Pepsi

Diet Coke takes the number two position in the soda wars. But what's that really worth?
Posted In: Food
5

New York Times paywall goes up

The New York Times said today it will sell its app through iTunes, and give Apple a 30 percent cut of subscription fees. It's a coup for Apple, but not so for readers, who will pay up to $35 a month.
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Japan crisis chills U.S. corporate funding

The Japanese earthquake has rattled markets and companies hoping to raise capital. But many experts call it a pause, not the end of the rally.
Posted In: Economy
1

An Arab Marshall Plan?

The Arab world faces a huge task of reconstruction. And they are taking a page from an old American plan.
8

Why health care reform matters

Next week is the one-year anniversary of the landmark health care legislation. But the fight over health care policy continues.
2

Sendai regroups after earthquake, tsunami

Last week's earthquake and tsunami devastated Sendai in northeastern Japan. An informal barter economy has now replaced the official one.

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