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Marketplace for Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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President Obama unveils his plans for climate change policy over the next few years, but how much can he really get done without Congress? Also, Carnival relieves its longtime CEO. And the financial implications of the comeback of a 1980s-era hair style: The hi-top fade.

Schools get into the start-up game

It may sound tempting to drop out of school to start your start-up. But it may be even more tempting to stay in.
Posted In: venture, schools, Columbia, VC

Obama on climate change: It's the economy, stupid

The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Posted In: natural gas, energy, Oil, Keystone XL

The Nook, Barnes & Noble's tablet, struggles

Barnes & Noble is setting its Nook tablet free to focus on the more popular e-reader.
Posted In: Nook, nook tablet, Nook Color, Barnes & Noble

Hi-top fade haircut: It's all business

The iconic '80s hairstyle, the hi-top fade, is making a comeback. Part of the reason: It's good for business.
Posted In: haircut, hair, NBA, fashion

Britain's government wants fast trains; some say they're not worth it

Britain's government wants to spend billions on a high-speed rail system. HS2 -- as it's called -- could cut some journey times in half but critics say it would harm the countryside and trains are yesterday's technology.
Posted In: high speed rail, U.K., rail, train, Transportation

Carnival Cruises changes captain

Carnival relieves its longtime CEO of his CEO-ship. Overall the company, which includes several lines, is making a profit. Carnival Cruise, which has had all the mishaps, is suffering.
Posted In: cruise ships, cruise, ceo

Financial crisis profit-taking winds down -- for some

The layoffs at law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges show that some companies face a crisis now that the business of cleaning up the financial crisis is over.
Posted In: lawyers, madoff, financial crisis, Lehman Brothers

Taco Bell menu goes healthy, with protein

The fast-food franchise is looking to double the meat in its menu items.
Posted In: Taco Bell, fast food

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Love Jones
J Dilla
Seaside Rock [Vinyl]
Big In Japan (Original)
Alphaville
Whats Your Priority
D-Tension
Anything New
Bibio