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MID-DAY UPDATE: Mubarak resigns, phasing-out Fannie and Freddie

Feb 11, 2011
Cheers erupted out of Egypt today as Hosni Mubarak stepped down from the presidency, handing over political power to the military. As Alisa Roth...
Posted In: Egypt, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, global economics, housing market, mid-day update, mortgage, Mubarak, protests, resign, U.S. Treasury

The economy underlies Middle East unrest

Feb 9, 2011
< p>Marketplace reporters Stephen Beard and Alisa Roth traveled to Amman, Jordan, this week to cover the growing discontent in that country a...
Posted In: Egypt, Jordan, middle east

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Jordan, Finding "Radio Shangi-La," McDonald's works the recession

Feb 8, 2011
Marketplace's Alisa Roth is in the Middle East covering the political unrest in Egypt and the surrounding countries. Roth spoke with Jeremy Hobson...
Posted In: Amman, Bhutan, Big Book, China, coffee, corruption, Egypt, groupon, Jordan, Lisa Napoli, McDonald's, mid-day update, middle east, protests, radio, recession, Tibet, Tunisia

MID-DAY UPDATE: You've got mail, Huffington Post, tough times in Tunisia, Reaganomics and 2011

Feb 7, 2011
AOL is buying The Huffington Post for $315 million in a merger it hopes will move the company away from dial-up modems and towards new media and...
Posted In: advertisements, aol, Arianna Huffington, Banks, commercials, Egypt, mid-day update, Reaganomics, Ronald Reagan, Super Bowl, The Huffington Post, Tunis, Tunisia

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt, Australia , and job numbers

Feb 2, 2011
Egyptian protesters in Cairo -- both opponents and supporters of President Mubarak's leadership -- are clashing today after the leader conceded to...
Posted In: Agriculture, Australia, Citigroup, cyclone, Egypt, EMI, flood, Internet, Jobs, mid-day update, Mubarak, The Beatles

Internet back on in Egypt

Feb 2, 2011
Reports are coming in that all major internet service providers are reconnected in Egypt and things are flowing once again. But the Washington Pos...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Law, Twitter, world

The finances of the U.S.'s relationship with Egypt

Feb 1, 2011
The U.S. say that it would reconsider sending aid to the Arab country when the Egyptian protests start. There's yet to be any official decision. ...
Posted In: Egypt, foreign aid, protests

MID-DAY UPDATE: Global wheat supply, the Suez Canal, and Atlanta's grease goldmine

Feb 1, 2011
As protests continue today in Egypt, the global business community focuses on spikes in oil and wheat prices. The World Bank says 30 million...
Posted In: alternative energy, Atlanta, Egypt, food prices, food riots, grease, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, protests, Suez Canal

Google and Twitter team up on Egyptian work around

Feb 1, 2011
If you can get to a phone in Egypt, you can send a tweet. That's thanks to a new system set up rather quickly by Twitter, Google, and SayNow (an...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Twitter, world

MID-DAY UPDATE: Protests in Egypt, and the new iPad newspaper

Jan 31, 2011
The ongoing protests in Egypt have raised economic concerns worldwide. Moody's Investors Service has cut Egypt's credit rating and revised its...
Posted In: advertisements, apple, Economics, Egypt, fashion, global economics, iPad, kinect, mid-day update, Oil, Polyvore, protests, Rupert Murdock, Suez Canal, trading, Unemployment

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