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Obama's talking jobs, but is he talking about the 'right' jobs?

Aug 15, 2011
Labor Economics Professor Daniel Hamermesh of the University of Texas at Austin says big government can't revive the economy. Instead, it's up to businesses sitting on stockpiles of cash and consumer spending to drive the uptick in new hires.
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Ticking off the economic checklist

Aug 15, 2011
Today we learned Japan's economic output actually shrank by 0.3 percent. However, the economy isn't shrinking at the rate analysts had expected, and that suggests the island nation famous for auto and tech manufacturing just might be on the cusp of a recovery.
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Markets on track for a calmer week?

Aug 15, 2011
After last week's market volatility, strong numbers out of Japan may spark a new week of more reasonable market fluctuations. Marketplace's Senior Business Correspondent Bob Moon explains.
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Are we in a lost decade?

Aug 15, 2011
Justin Wolfers and Liaquat Ahamed discuss where they think we are economically, and where we might be in 2016 and beyond.
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The Economy: A survival guide with Kai Ryssdal

Aug 13, 2011
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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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