Marketplace for Monday, October 31, 2011
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It's Halloween, but after a surprise snowstorm and subsequent power outages, some on the East Coast may have to cancel holiday festivities tonight. Kodak is selling off its digital camera patents. MF Global may go bankrupt, while Nabors oil company gives its outgoing CEO a $100 million severance package. Commentator Chris Roberson explained why he thinks the super committee is missing the 'super' part. And Napa has become known for welcoming migrant workers.
The surprise snowstorm this weekend cut power to a number of towns on the East Coast, pushing many to decide to postpone Halloween festivities out of fear for safety. One Connecticut couple describes the scene in their town.
Soda marketers are pushing more soda ads online and on TV with blacks and Hispanics being major targets, according to a report form the Yale University Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity.
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