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Marketplace for October 5, 2011

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Marketplace for October 5, 2011

Steve Jobs dies at 56

Apple's co-founder and a key visionary behind the personal computer revolution has passed away, Apple announced today

NBA lockout: What's at stake?

The Sports Business Journal's Liz Mullen discusses what might happen with the NBA's labor dispute and how it compares to the 2004-05 NHL lockout.
Posted In: Sports

Rough economy for environmental regulators

With "jobs" dominating all political calculations, environmental regulators struggle to add up.

Morgan Stanley battles rumors about its health

Amid concerns about the vulnerability of banks in Europe, Morgan Stanley has been beset by rumors of exposure to risky European debt.
Posted In: Banks

Movement on the march

Today, police are expecting thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators to march through lower Manhattan. What forces will help the nascent movement take root?
Posted In: Wall Street

What Dexia's troubles can teach us

The European bank Dexia was on the brink of being broken up, until it was saved by France and Belgium. What happened, and how will this affect the bank industry's future?
Posted In: Banks

Borrow and build

The recovery doesn't feel like one. So how do we create economic growth?
Posted In: stimulus

College on the cheap

Texas launches a challenge to create a $10,000 college degree.
Posted In: Education

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Beautiful, Dirty, Rich
Lady Gaga
Northside Diehard (Instrumental)
Matlock
You Talk
Babyshambles