Marketplace for Monday, November 30, 2009

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Marketplace for Monday, November 30, 2009

Lawyer's death raises tax fraud issues

The recent death of a Moscow lawyer has caused an outcry in Russia and the U.K. The lawyer was working for a British investment firm and claimed to have evidence that Russian officials perpetrated a massive tax fraud. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime

Using capitalism to enact social change

The documentary 'The New Recruits' follows young capitalists as they try to sell goods and services in developing countries. Seth Kramer, a producer of the film, and Heidi Krauel, one of the capitalists, talk with Kai Ryssdal about the documentary.
Posted In: Investing

Benefits, costs weigh on proton therapy

Proton therapy is a type of radiation used to treat cancer. And it gets at one of the thorniest questions about the health-care overhaul: How do you balance innovation and cost control? Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Health

AFL-CIO may help lift Chicago Spire

In 2007 developers broke ground on a skyscraper in Chicago, but the building never got off the ground. Adrienne Hill reports organized labor is looking to use investment money to create its own stimulus project.

The birth of Cyber Monday

Did you spend some company time to shop online on Cyber Monday? Unlike Black Friday, there's no parking hassles or lines at the register. Where did this shopping event come from anyway? Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Gov't to push slow mortgage lenders

The government will try to shame banks into helping out homeowners facing foreclosure by publishing a list of lenders who are slow to lower interest rates. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Housing

Investors worry over Dubai's debt

The emirate shocked markets when it announced state-run Dubai World would delay payments on some of its debt. Now investors are getting mixed messages about just how far the government will go to smooth things over. Amy Scott reports.

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Lake Michigan (Album Version)
Rogue Wave
The Outer Banks
The Album Leaf
Here To Fall
Yo La Tengo
All The Things We Have
Scrabbel

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