Marketplace for Monday, March 25, 2013
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Banks are back at it -- giving out home loans with no down payments. But this time, it’s wealthy buyers taking out those high-interest loans. A shortage of doctors means increased opportunities for nurses and others in health care. Apple’s latest acquisition could change things for consumers and marketers alike in the world of indoor mapping. Soccer star David Beckham visited China last week to root out corruption from Chinese soccer, but he's already made a slip-up. We look at the economic industry of the U.S. Supreme Court. And NYU professor Adam Alter talks about the subconscious influences on our decision-making.
Posted In: cyprus
Odds were pretty high some kind of deal on Cyprus was going to get worked out this weekend. But, economic life in Cyprus will likely get worse before it gets better.
Posted In: Supreme Court, gay marriage
Just getting a petition before the Supreme Court can cost a quarter-million in legal fees. If accepted, cases that have taken years of strategizing, while working their way through lower courts, can cost millions.
Posted In: China, Sports, David Beckham, soccer
David Beckham has just wrapped up a visit to China, where he is now serving as 'global ambassador' to the country's national soccer league, an organization long plagued with match fixing and bribery. Can Beckham help save Chinese soccer?
Posted In: Summly, Yahoo, Nick D'Aloisio
Yahoo spent $30 million today to buy a news-aggregating app called Summly, which was created by Nick D'Aloisio when he was 15 years old.
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