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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 24, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 24, 2011

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EU at a crossroads: Restrict borders or keep them open?

by Christopher Werth Jun 24, 2011
Leaders from the EU are meeting to discuss border controls within Europe.

Could Greek crisis affect money-market funds?

by David Gura Jun 24, 2011
The funds shouldn't own Greek bonds, but they could hold short-term investments in European banks with Greek bond holdings.

Can U.S. debt negotiators learn from Greece?

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Jun 24, 2011
Debt discussions fell apart in Washington yesterday. But as international lenders get on board with Greece's deficit-cutting plans, should U.S. lawmakers be taking note?
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China watching European debt crisis closely

by Rebecca Singer Jun 24, 2011
China is deeply invested in Europe, not only with trade partnerships, but also in European real estate. And with all that investment, a Greek default could have major implications for China.

Toledo looks to Chinese investors to develop waterfront

by Dan Bobkoff Jun 24, 2011
Two Chinese developers have bought property in Toledo. But there aren't any signs that the Chinese know anything about property development in the U.S.

Are humans to blame for barking dogs?

by Steve Chiotakis Jun 24, 2011
A new study shows that barking is common in domesticated dogs, but nearly absent in their wild counterparts. Did dogs evolve into barkers after humans made them pets?

Bernanke's public approval falls as the economy slows

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Jun 24, 2011
In a new Bloomberg survey, 26 percent of Americans view Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke unfavorably -- the lowest level in almost two years.

Report: Resident doctors may need more sleep

by Amy Scott Jun 24, 2011
In a report out today from the journal Nature and Science of Sleep, first-year residents may soon have more hours between shifts to sleep. But that may not be enough to prevent medical errors.

Nearing the end of a 'once-in-a-generation' recession

by Marketplace Staff Jun 24, 2011
Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS/MoneyWatch, takes a look at today's finalized GDP numbers for the first quarter, and gives us some good economic news.

The role of manufacturing in the economic recovery

by Marketplace Staff Jun 24, 2011
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, discusses President Obama's $500 million pledge to jump start manufacturing jobs, and how manufacturing plays into the U.S.'s economic expansion.

New Jersey legislation approves cuts in benefits

by Marketplace Staff Jun 24, 2011
Garden State lawmakers gave final approval to a plan that would require public workers to pay more for benefits. Joshua Rauh, associate professor of finance at Northwestern University, explains.

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