Marketplace for Monday, June 24, 2013

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The Supreme Court ruled on a handful of cases today and employers came out on the winning side on several. Experts say the court continues to lean right on many issues -- but perhaps most notably when it comes to business. Also, Colorado and Washington are making recreational marijuana fully legal starting in 2014. Each state is furiously drafting regulations to set up the first-ever regulated commercial cannabis markets.

Death of tourists also a blow to Pakistan's economy

Pakistan's tourism economy could be further in jeopardy after the attack and murder of mountain climbers.
Posted In: Pakistan, tourism

In regulating carbon pollution, the price put on it matters

Governments and businesses estimate a Social Cost of Carbon, the cost of damage caused by a ton of carbon emissions.
Posted In: carbon emissions, carbon dioxide, climate change

Bullet shortage? No problem: Make your own

Demand for firearms has been skyrocketing since the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut. But when ammunition is in short supply or sales are limited, you can always make your own.
Posted In: guns, ammunition, bullets

Wall Street's gut punch comes from the East

Will China’s efforts to curtail lending become a problem for the U.S. economy?
Posted In: China, interest rates, bond, Fed

What's the right price for legal pot?

Washington State tries to balance public health, tax revenues and driving the black market out of business as it licenses retailers to sell recreational marijuana.
Posted In: marijuana, public health, pot

Supreme Court strongly pro-business in Roberts years

Social issues like same-sex marriage get the Supreme Court headlines, but meanwhile the court has built a strong record of decisions strengthening and protecting business.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Alito, Scalia

Ahh... The scent of alma mater...

Notre Dame is the latest school to market its own fragrance.
Posted In: perfume, smells, college, university, merchandising, notre dame

Forget the IRS; investigate the Girl Scouts!

An Iowa congressman is calling for an inquiry by the House Ways and Means Committee into the finances of the Girl Scouts.
Posted In: Girl Scouts

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Tell Me
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Y'all Ain't Ready (Instrumental)
Jay Dee
Lose Yourself to Dance
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams
Summertime (Album Version) [Explicit]
Kreayshawn featuring V-Nasty
The Hardest Part

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