Marketplace for Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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The NBA Finals start tonight, and the two arenas hosting the series are named after troubled companies. Verizon has unveiled a new data plan that will allow families to share unlimited data instead of buying separate plans -- and there's a catch. Meanwhile, political campaigns are hoping to raise money through text donations, like charities have done in the past. A new report found that people who didn't have a high school diploma actually saw a rise in their income during the recession. And reporter Stephen Beard continues his Man Walks Into a Bar series in Paris, France.
Posted In: theft, hair
As the price of hair extensions rises, so does theft of those goods. Bandits have started to smash into beauty salon storefronts to steal hair.
Posted In: Verizon, data plans
Verizon Wireless plans to scrap most of its phone plans. Instead, customers will pay for their monthly data usage by the "bucket."
Posted In: Health, fitness
The high-tech activity gadget Fitbit helps people track their steps. But some people may take using these types of devices a step too far.
Posted In: Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan
The CEO of JPMorgan Chase will have to explain the $2 billion loss from a few weeks ago.
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