Marketplace for Monday, August 23, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, August 23, 2010

HP and Dell, big suitors for small company

Just before Hewlett-Packard and Dell offered to buyout 3PAR, a data storage company, 3PAR's investors were deciding whether to sell the company or hold out for better future returns. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks into why 3PAR caught the eye of the two computer giants.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Road Warriors: Bonnie Wisnowski

Bonnie Wisnowski, director of visual presentation for Eileen Fisher, doesn't like to talk to people on the plane. She shares the song she listens to on the plane to help her fall asleep as quickly as possible.
Posted In: Music

Keeping the arts alive, even in a recession

Bill Radke speaks with Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts about how contributions to American arts nonprofits have been faring through the recession and why companies and people should support the arts.
Posted In: Charity

British arts may have to follow the American way

With big budget cuts on the horizon, British art organizations are going to have to look beyond the government for funding. Marketplace's Christopher Werth has the story.
Posted In: Charity

Small investors pulling out of U.S. stock funds

Small investors pulled out from U.S. stock market mutual funds in a big way over the last few months. So where is all that money going? Marketplace's Alisa Roth follows the money.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

2010 job outlook: 'There is reason for hope'

Bill Radke talks to John Challenger of the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas about the firm's 2010 Labor Day jobs outlook.
Posted In: Jobs

Don't fear high-frequency trading

Commentator Matt Samelson argues that high-frequency trading shouldn't be vilified as a troublemaker, but seen as a type of trading that maximizes value out of the market and corrects mispricing.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street, high-frequency trading

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