Marketplace for Monday, December 10, 2012
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Outgoing SEC Chair Mary Schapiro talks about her last four years in office. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union today, and many are wondering why. Dan Gorenstein takes a look at new legislation promoting the training and hiring of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to provide peer counseling to fellow veterans. Deductions for charitable giving could be on the chopping block as part of a deal on the fiscal cliff. Retail stores are increasing their giveaways this holiday shopping season to get customers in stores. And we consider whether song orders on albums still matter in this digital age.
Posted In: music industry
The album isn't dead.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Schapiro, SEC
SEC chairman Mary Schapiro will officially step down from her post on Friday.
Posted In: Mexico, deportation, Crime, Immigration
The U.S. spent a lot of money to fly Mexican detainees back to the interior of their country, instead of dropping them off just south of the Mexican border. Did it work?
Posted In: Taxes, fiscal cliff, charitable deduction, philanthropy
The history of the tax deduction for charitable giving and why charities are worried it could change.
Posted In: children, apps, mobile apps, privacy
The FTC is concerned about the data being collected through the mobile apps kids play with.
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