Marketplace for Monday, September 6, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, September 6, 2010

Scam artists flourish in the recession

Tess Vigeland examines the latest financial scams with consumer finance columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Sheryl Harris.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

The cost of the U.K. Tube strike

Tess Vigeland talks to Marketplace's European bureau chief Stephen Beard about the strike by Underground workers in Britain.

A Xerox beyond copy machines?

It's hard to think of Xerox beyond making copies, but the Xerox is trying to get recognized for its services beyond copying, like document management. Marketplace's Adriene Hill reports.

Obama announces new stimulus plan

President Barack Obama introduced another stimulus package today, but with the effects of the last package unclear at best, will this new stimulus work?
Posted In: Jobs

Has the recession changed job fairs?

On this Labor Day, there are just under 15 million people who are out of work in the U.S. So many are heading to a job fair. But has the form and function of job fairs changed during the Great Recession? Andrea Gardner reports.
Posted In: Jobs

New non-alcoholic downers to get you off the caffeine buzz

Marketplace's Caitlan Caroll and a few members of the staff tried to take the edge off with "downer drinks," non-alcoholic beverages that help you relax and unwind.
Posted In: Food

Food bloggers: Helpful or disruptive?

Say cheese! With food blogs and review sites growing in popularity, more diners are reaching for their cameras at the table. Is it generating buzz for restaurants or slowing down service and tying up tables? Sally Herships finds out.
Posted In: Food

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Listerine (Quasimojo)
Quasimojo
Working For Vacation
Cibo Matto
Paparazzi
Lady Gaga
Woman Driving, Man Sleeping
Eels

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