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Marketplace for March 21, 2011

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Marketplace for March 21, 2011

NFL lockout could shackle DirecTV's profits

With a court date looming between NFL players and owners, DirecTV is an anxious bystander because of its exclusive "NFL Sunday Ticket" package.
Posted In: Sports

100 years after the Triangle Fire

A new HBO documentary chronicles the tragedy and reform that followed the Triangle Fire of 1911, one of the worst industrial occupational disasters in U.S. history.
Posted In: Jobs

Concerns in Europe over Libya intervention costs

As France and Britain take a lead role in imposing the no-fly zone in Libya, some ask whether they can afford the costs of military intervention.

Stockbroker Schwab moves into options

Charles Schwab made stock-buying cheap and easy for small investors. Now Schwab is betting $1 billion on the growing demand for options trading.
Posted In: Wall Street

Coalition jets fire on Libyan military sites

The U.S. plans to eventually hand off its leading role to its allies. Enforcing the no-fly zone costs the U.S. money and the question is how much and when those costs will taper off.

Health care law turns a year old

President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law last March. The law call for big changes -- too big for some businesses.
Posted In: Health

AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile: The ripple effects

If approved, the $39 billion merger would create a telecom colossus and a potential threat to innovation.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

In Japan, Fukushima reactor sparks food fears

Some Tokyo restaurants find customers fear radiation may have contaminated food from the region near the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.

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Brain Freeze
Sackcloth Fashion
Take Me With U
Prince
Globetrotters (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Nicolay
Funky 24hrs a Day (Instrumental)
Anwarrior