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Marketplace for Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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The Fed kept its stimulus flowing -- for now. Meanwhile, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Jo White is pushing for more admissions of wrongdoing in cases of widespread harm to investors. Is there an economic cost to admitting guilt? Finally, what do you get when you cross NBA basketball with Obamacare?

You hate my job: Giving out parking tickets

Marketplace profiles people paid to do work that can make life miserable for others.
Posted In: You Hate My Job, parking, tickets

New York restaurant owner says tips not needed

Sushi Yasuda argues that staff at the Japanese restaurant in Manhattan are paid a fair wage and don’t need tips to compensate for low pay.
Posted In: sushi, tipping, restaurants

Why forks in your office kitchen keep disappearing

One reason kitchen supplies are harder to keep stocked? U.S. companies have cut about a million office support positions.
Posted In: office

Fast-fashion H&M slow to take its clothes online

Fast-fashion retailer H&M took a long time to start online sales in the U.S. When you start late, you have to get it right.
Posted In: Fast fashion, h&m, Zara, Uniqlo, online sales, fashion

Can the NBA sell Obamacare?

Why would a sports league -- or any business -- want to be identified with the controversial law that provides insurance to the uninsured.
Posted In: NBA, basketball, Obamacare, health care reform

Work from home, get distracted

With enough planning -- and maybe some soundproofing -- some are still finding ways to get their work done at home.
Posted In: office

Sorry to say, but an apology costs money

SEC chairman Mary Jo White is pushing for more admissions of wrongdoing in cases of widespread harm to investors .
Posted In: Wall Street, Wall Street Reform, Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission

World Food Prize goes to Monsanto executive

"For his work in developing and improving genetically modified crops," said the president of the World Food Prize Foundation.
Posted In: Monsanto

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Enough (Instrumental)
Dujeous
God Made the World
Cold Cave
Girls
The Beastie Boys
Feelin Allright [Explicit]
Suff Daddy