Marketplace for Thursday, November 15, 2012
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BP has pleaded guilty to criminal charges and will pay $4.5 billion in a settlement with the U.S. government. The Federal Housing Administration may be in need of a bailout. More than a year later after the rise of Occupy Wall Street, supporters are looking to wipe out the debt of strangers. Facebook has launched a new app for job seekers. We hear about how the Internet affects how recording artists are paid. Reporter Jeff Tyler finds that the porn industry may be looking to set up shop outside of Los Angeles. And if we fell off the fiscal cliff for two weeks, would it be such a bad thing?
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping
As China's new leaders take power, some hope they will move away from running surpluses and building up reserves. Such reforms could benefit China and the U.S.
Posted In: Facebook, Jobs
Facebook enters the job-search market with listings of nearly 2 million job openings. But be careful, especially if you've friended your boss.
Posted In: Gaza Strip, Israel, Twitter
Check it out at @IDFspokesperson.