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Business customers help Smart & Final thrive in weak economy

Aug 12, 2011
Smart & Final President Dave Hirz discusses why his business is doing so well compared to conventional grocery stores right now and how President Obama can create jobs.
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Marketplace on the road: How everyday people are coping with the economy

Aug 12, 2011
We take the show to the City of Commerce, to talk about how the economy is affecting us all
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Recovery or recession: it's like riding a bike

Aug 12, 2011
A new Wall Street Journal report released today finds that a third of economists believe we're headed back into recession within the next year.
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Short selling ban exposes gap between American, European market attitudes

Aug 12, 2011
University of Chicago business professor Randall Kroszner says that short selling bans don't address the fundamental concern of sovereign debt in European countries
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Will a short sale ban reduce pressure on bank stocks?

Aug 12, 2011
Moody's Analytics economist Gus Faucher explains why he thinks a ban on short selling will not be effective and may just be posturing on the part of European governments.
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Banking crisis 2.0: Replace Lehman Brothers with Greece or Spain

Aug 12, 2011
CBS/MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger says the current fiscal crisis can be compared to 2008. But this time, the U.S. isn't the star of the show, and Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers could be 'easily replaced' with Greece, Italy and Spain.
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Short sales blamed for market fears

Aug 12, 2011
Several European countries have banned short selling because they say the practice encourages groups of investors to create and spread bad gossip
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Why ban short selling now?

Aug 12, 2011
Analysts say the move to ban short selling by Belgium, France, Italy and Spain is in direct response to sharp falls in bank stocks this week
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Who's making money off market turmoil?

Aug 12, 2011
Hedge fund traders and even ordinary investors are short selling stocks to make a buck off the ups and downs in the markets
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Temporary short-sale ban in four European nations

Aug 12, 2011
France, Italy, Spain and Belgium have banned the practice of short-selling, which allows investors to bet on falling and rising markets
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