Marketplace for March 7, 2011

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Marketplace for March 7, 2011

Foreclosures focus of protests, talks

State attorneys general trying to help homeowners in foreclosure hope to use the new federal consumer financial protection agency as pressure on banks.
Posted In: Housing

Bulgari is new jewel for French fashion giant LVMH

LVMH, whose brands include Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Celine, is adding Italian jeweler Bulgari to its luxury line-up for nearly $6 billion. At a time when many brands are going down market to boost sales, LVMH has figured out how to succeed by staying elite.

Hedge fund insider-trading trial to start

The insider trading trial of the Galleon Group founder puts the hedge fund industry in the spotlight. Are these traders geniuses or just connected?
Posted In: Investing

Oil price keeps setting post-recession highs

The cost of oil keeps rising, but it's the gas price at the pump that consumers should be worried about, and might snuff out the economic recovery.
Posted In: Oil

Egyptian women try to redefine their role after revolution

The revolution in Egypt has sparked inspiration for some women to try and stand up for their own rights within the Middle East.

In search of 'Moby-Duck'

Author Donovan Hohn discusses his new book, "Moby-Duck," and lessons learned from his quest to find out what happened to 28,800 bath toys lost at sea in 1992.
Posted In: Books

Homeowners try to protect their properties from oil boom

As oil exploration picks up, many homeowners are shocked to learn that energy companies could be making plans to drill on their property.
Posted In: Oil

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Blue Sky Black Death
East Bound and Down
Jerry Reed
Clumsy (Karaoke Instrumental Track)[In the Style of Fergie]
Backtrack Professional Karaoke Band
Paper Planes

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