Marketplace for Monday, July 23, 2012

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The NCAA announced sanctions against Penn State University today, and they could greatly affect the surrounding economy for years to come. Londoners are paying taxes to cover the Olympics bill at a time when a recession is hurting the economy. If you feel inundated by all your friends' status updates and tweets, commentator Beth Teitell has a solution for the social media overload. Tess Vigeland talks to former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky about his new tell-all book on the U.S. bailout. And for our series Food for 9 Billion, Sam Eaton reports from Vietnam, where fish farmers are trying to make the process more sustainable.

Penn State penalty hits business’s bottom line

The NCAA fines Penn State $60 million and imposes other penalties that will have economic ripple effects in State College, Pa., for years.
Posted In: Penn State

Will the Olympics pay off for Britain?

The London Olympics will put Britain's capital in the spotlight, but some wonder how much of a payoff the Games bring in the long-term.
Posted In: London, Olympics 2012, London Olympics

Behind the scenes of the bank bailouts

Former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky talks about his new tell-all, "Bailout," on what went on during the height of the financial crisis.
Posted In: bank bailout, TARP, Henry Paulson

Do you have a case of social media depression?

Commentator Beth Teitell on how social media "friends" erode confidence with sunny status updates and photos of perfect children.
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter, social media

Vietnam expands fish farms, not without risk

Soon most seafood consumed worldwide will be farmed, not wild. Vietnamese farmers are raising pangasius -- sold in U.S. and European markets as "catfish" -- on an industrial scale, while researchers and environmentalists seek to make fish farming both efficient and environmentally safe.
Posted In: fish farm, Vietnam, aquaculture, asia, Food for 9 Billion

Peet's Coffee sold to German conglomerate

It had been rumored that Starbucks was interested in buying Peet's.
Posted In: Peet's Coffee and Tea, starbucks, coffee

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Be Easy
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
God vs. Money (Instrumental)
It's (Inst)
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