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President Obama is expected to name GE CEO and chairman Jeffrey Immelt head a new advisory council -- the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
European officials are investigating the disappearance of around 2 million carbon credits. The theft has disrupted Europe's $120 billion-a-year market to trade pollution credits. Stephen Beard explains.
This week was dominated by CEO-turnover news. First Steve Jobs announce his medical leave of absence from Apple, next we had news from HP. Google's Eric Schmidt announced today that co-founder Larry Page will be in the next CEO of…
Two companies are currently in a legal battle that could dramatically alter the way publicly traded companies change hands in the U.S. One company is using the "poison pill" tactic, which increases the number of shares to make a takeover…
Canada -- home to two-thirds of the total polar bear population left on earth -- is debating putting the species on an at-risk list. That would mean trying to place an economic value on the animal.
Little black and white squares have started popping up in magazines, on billboards and storefronts. They're called QR codes, and are aimed at linking the online world with the real world.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 21, 2011