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Marketplace for October 25, 2011

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Marketplace for October 25, 2011

BP profits triple

The company reports third quarter profits of $5 billion, buoyed by high oil prices.
Posted In: Oil

Rick Perry unveils flat tax

Perry's plan is an optional 20 percent flat tax. Herman Cain has his flat tax. So what are the contours of the GOP candidates' approach to taxation? What do they mean for the economy?
Posted In: Taxes

NCAA looks to overhaul rules

College athletes could get more financial aid, scholarship money and other financial support.
Posted In: Education

Netflix stock takes another beating

And the stakes get higher in the battle for the streaming-video business.

Fast food in Tunisia

International restaurant chains think a newly democratic Tunisia could be a promising place to set up shop. Tunisians love their own version of fast food, but some say they'd welcome the occasional cheeseburger.

Getting caught up in the passion of Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson talks about his new biography on Steve Jobs, and his experiences with the Apple founder.
Posted In: Books

The Greek perspective

Antonis Papayiannidis, editor of Greece's Economic Review, discusses his country's future in the wake of economic crisis.

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For a a Few Dollars More
Will T. Bear
Basketball Beat [Explicit]
Koushik
Narrow Sun
Fool's Gold