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Marketplace for Thursday, November 3, 2011

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Greek P.M. George Papandreou has called off the referendum vote for the bailout plan. It could lead the way to Greece having to leave the eurozone. Kodak's future is dire too, with newly reported earnings lower than expected. Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline gets hit for off-label marketing. Small businesspeople in Syria are divided on whether to support the government. Commentator Robert Reich says whatever happens to Occupy Wall Street, it has already changed the tune of public debate. And Kai spoke jobs with a newly employed Chicagoan and Rutgers economist Bill Rodgers.

The role of nonprofits and volunteer work in job creation

Doing nonprofit and volunteer work could help job seekers keep their resumes up to date, their skills sharp and help them think outside the box in their job search.
Posted In: Jobs

Pigs do fly

Without a tidy solution to the eurozone debt crisis, Greece may have to leave the eurozone. Could it really happen?

Thinking optimistically and realistically in your job search

Sondra Morin discusses her journey to employment after being out of work for more than a year.
Posted In: Jobs

Kodak earnings worse than expected

The legendary photography company may need to sell itself to survive.

GlaxoSmithKline gets hit for off-label marketing

The pharmaceutical giant agreed to pay a $3 billion fine to the U.S. government. But drug makers are fighting back.
Posted In: Health

Income disparity matters

Occupy Wall Street has spread across the United States. More than 550 communities have held protests. But what has it accomplished?

Letters: Papandreou's decision, power disruptions

Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: whether the Greek prime minister made the right choice, and underground power lines.

Business divided on Assad

After seven months of upheaval, Syria's top businesses remain loyal to the government, but small business owners are split.

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