Marketplace for Monday, February 4, 2013
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In the first in a series of profiles about disappearing professions, a film projectionist says his predecessors had promised him a life-long career. As the Dow Jones Industrial Average hovers near 14,000 points, Mark Garrison reminds us that good news is often scary. A digital advertising director talks about whether Twitter ads during the Super Bowl might have delivered more bang for the buck than the flashy spots on TV. Smart security cameras aren't only capturing you as you walk into a store -- they're capturing your data too. And Dan Bobkoff reports on a school in New York experimenting with paying its teachers very, very well.
Posted In: film, movie, Jobs
As movies go digital, a film projectionist talks about how it feels to be one of the last of his kind.
Posted In: Super Bowl, Twitter
Oreo's use of Twitter during the Super Bowl was well played, but not easily duplicated.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, financial crisis
Reports say the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to bring civil charges against the credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's for their part in the financial crisis of 2008. Better late than never?
Posted In: gasoline
The Energy Department said today the average American household now spends $2,900 a year on gas.