Marketplace for September 15, 2011

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Marketplace for September 15, 2011

Working contract-to-contract in your 40s

A newly turned 50-year-old talks about the kinds of obstacles faced when doing contract work as a job.
Posted In: Jobs

Swiss bank hit by alleged rogue trader

The $2 billion loss raises the question: Three years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, can banks control risk?
Posted In: Banks

Europe to receive billions of dollars from central banks

Global economic powers try to keep the debt crisis in Europe from becoming a credit crisis with short-term loans.

Why green jobs have been slow to grow

Green jobs were supposed to help lead us to recovery, but roadblocks have killed a lot of potential.

A medical mecca rises in suburban Detroit

And creates thousands of health care jobs. But at what cost?
Posted In: Health

Looking back to the beginning of economics

A new book takes a look at the relatively recent rise of economics and economists, and how those first ideas are still affecting today's world.
Posted In: Books

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Sound & Vision
The Sea And Cake
Gone With The Sunset (2005)
Damu The Fudgemunk
E.Z. L.A.
The Folk Implosion
Oh Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!)
Sufjan Stevens