Marketplace for October 12, 2011

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Marketplace for October 12, 2011
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Blackberry outage spreads to U.S. and Canada

Day three of a huge glitch in the system may cost Blackberry customers.
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And the Innovation Award goes to...

After the successes of the X Prize (just awarded -- oil spill clean up!), innovation awards proliferate.
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David Frum bids farewell to Marketplace

The long-time Marketplace conservative commentator says he doesn't represent "the view of most people who call themselves Republicans and conservatives"
2

Bank health comes under the microscope

JPMorgan Chase reports earnings Thursday, offering the first look at the banking sector's health as U.S. growth slows and European debt mounts.
Posted In: Banks
3

Letters: Student loans and Occupy Wall Street

Going over listener's responses to past broadcasts. This week: student loan forgiveness and our Occupy Wall Street coverage.
Posted In: letters
4

Fighting malaria through business ideals

Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.
Posted In: Books, Charity
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Op-ed: Stop Wall Street recruitment on college campuses

Stanford graduate Teryn Norris discusses why he is concerned about Wall Street recruiters targeting students at universities across the U.S.
Posted In: Wall Street, Occupy Wall Street
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Congress poised to approve trade pacts

Trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama are expected to boost exports by $13 billion dollars. But it's a toss up on the jobs front.

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