Marketplace for May 23, 2011

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Marketplace for May 23, 2011
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Supreme Court rules California must alleviate overcrowding in prisons

California's prisons are far overcrowded, but the state's budget crisis makes many of the solutions difficult.
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Obama seeks European help on Middle East

President Obama began a six-day trip to Europe during which he will ask the Europeans to help fund democratic changes in the Middle East.
4

Too Big To Fail: The story behind HBO's movie

Curtis Hanson, director of HBO's "Too Big To Fail," discusses why he decided to make a suspense film about the financial crisis.
1

Tornadoes add to catastrophic year for insurers

Whether extreme weather is becoming the new normal is a predicament for insurance companies, their coverage plans and their premiums.
2

GOP presidential contenders scramble for money

So far, Mitt Romney has raised more money than anyone else, but the Republican base will ultimately determine which of half a dozen contenders draw the most support.
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Social spending meets market discipline

U.S. federal, state and city governments are moving toward testing a British idea for social programs: pay only if they achieve desired results.
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The ad spin

The way of the future: Better, more relevant ads for products consumers want. Or is it?

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