Marketplace for Monday, June 18, 2012

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University of California President Mark Yudof discusses Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to leave the financial fate of the state's public schools in the hands of voters. Commentator Robert Samuelson says that pushing everyone to get a college education is doing more harm than good. President Obama and Mitt Romney have spent nearly a quarter of their campaign money in Massachusetts. We hear about the mood in Europe after Greece's election this weekend. And are you a HENRY -- High Earner Not Rich Yet? You might not be the 1 percent, but your economic impact is still major.
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What's up, Europe? After Greece, spotlight's on Spain

Now that the Greek election has passed, people are looking at Spain -- which may be headed towards a full bailout.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis, Whats up Europe
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Romney, Obama focus one-quarter of spending in one state

And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?
Posted In: campaign spending, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama
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Keeping up with the Henrys

Henrys -- High Earners, Not Rich Yet – account for 40 percent of U.S. consumer spending. But just when the economy needs them, Henrys are nervous.
Posted In: Henrys, spending
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University of California system in the hands of voters

California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to raise taxes in November, with part of the revenue going to pay for public education in the state, including for the University of California system. U.C. President Mark Yudof responds.
Posted In: University of California
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Roger Clemens found not guilty in perjury trial

The seven-time Cy Young Award winner was on trial for making false statements, perjury and obstructing Congress when he testified about steroid use during a February 2008 inquiry by the House Oversight and Government Affairs.
Posted In: roger clemens
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Greece survives its election, but problems still lie ahead

The Business Insider's Joe Weisenthal discusses the current mood in Athens, and when he thinks Greece's problems will begin to affect the United States.
Posted In: Greece
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Online tracking hot on our trail

A new study says tracking on the busiest websites has jumped dramatically compared to last year.
Posted In: cybersecurity, online advertising
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Should everyone go to college?

Commentator Robert Samuelson says too many students are encouraged to go to college who shouldn't be there.
Posted In: Education, college

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