Marketplace for Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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The U.S. is inching toward the 6.5 percent unemployment rate the Fed has set as its target, but as it considers continuing its stimulus program, it has to decide whether this 6.5 percent rate is the 6.5 percent rate it wanted. Also: Sanctions are on the agenda in the Crimean penninsula. But American companies doing business in Russia may be reluctant to see any further deterioration of relations between Washington and Moscow. Finally: Walmart is getting into the very lucrative used games business -- a space many other big retailerse have failed to crack.
However, a study from MIT suggests half of us... will.
The author of the new book "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs" says Apple's best day are behind it.
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