Marketplace for Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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Keeping a close eye on the latest developments in Cyprus, where residents are revolting against a planned savings account tax. Plus, we look at why more homeowners are going from underwater to above water on their mortgages and what it means for the economy. That, and all the numbers from Wall Street and beyond.
Posted In: drought
After months of drought, barge line operators on the Mississippi River celebrate the rain.
Posted In: China
Disoriented by the rapid pace of change in China, more young urban professionals are grounding themselves by turning to ancient Chinese traditions, including teachings from the time of Confucius.
Posted In: homeless, los angeles, Skid Row, gentrification
Los Angeles has long steered its homeless population to a border area of downtown rarely seen except by those who work there and the homeless. Now redevelopment is pressing against Skid Row, and advocates are taking steps to secure homes for the homeless.
Posted In: reality tv, Entertainment, abc
"Dancing with the Stars" meets the diving board. The new reality show "Splash" tries to grab viewers with a lineup of C-list celebrities. We look at the show, but also at the reality TV equation: There’s not a whole lot to lose on these shows. They’re cheap to produce and if they hit, they can be worth a fortune.
Posted In: cyprus
A British air force plane was loaded up with cold hard cash and flown to Cyprus for the British military there.