Marketplace for Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Two hours of Senate testimony, countless pages of written documents. Peel away the caution, the Fed-speak, and the dense economic language, and what can we now say about The (economic) world according to Janet Yellen?Plus, #AskJPM's attempt at social media community engagement on Twitter was shut down not long after it was launched.  What are the pitfalls businesses should watch out for as they try to engage their communities? Finally, you’ve got a business that’s never earned a dollar and someone offers you $3 billion for it. And you say no. For Snapchat, started by two college students a couple years ago, was it not enough money?

Edward R. Murrow, Martha Gelhorn and Ron Burgundy

Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy enters the Newseum.
Posted In: anchorman, Will Ferrell

Your employer may know you're reading this

Companies are closely watching employees -- tracking everything from smartphones to big-rigs.
Posted In: workplace, surveillance

Thanksgiving Thursday: The new Black Friday

Marketplace Money's Carmen Wong Ulrich talks about stores opening earlier than ever for the holiday shopping season.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Black Friday, Wal-Mart, Kmart, holiday spending

Funniest #AskJPM tweets reveal pitfalls of social media

#AskJPM's attempt at social media community engagement on Twitter was shut down not long after it was launched.
Posted In: social media, Twitter

Snapchat photos worth more than $3 billion. Say what?

You've got a business that’s never earned a dollar and someone offers you $3 billion for it. And you say no.
Posted In: Snapchat, Twitter, WhatsApp, kik

Meet Janet Yellen: Your new Fed chair

Two hours of Senate testimony, countless pages of written documents. Peel away the caution, the Fed-speak, and the dense economic language.
Posted In: Fed, Bernanke

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S'éteint Le Soleil
Yelle
Ah Ha (Album Version)
Mongo Santamaria
Hit That (Album Version) [Clean]
The Offspring
Modern Day American Girl
Patty Medina
Still D.R.E. (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Snoop Dogg] [Explicit]
Dr. Dre
Glad (Remastered)
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