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Stella Shaffer was a commercial radio news director in Iowa. Now she works at a Medicaid call center in Oregon. Like many professionals right now, she's overqualified for the job, but would still rather be working. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Earnings season is here, and analysts' projections are promising. But many are looking for an omen to determine the overall direction the economy might be taking.
A committee representing nearly 30 countries meets in Basel, Switzerland later this week to help shape the future of banking reform, and financial markets are jittery over what might come out of the gathering.
Facebook's new "panic button" will allow users on the British site to report suspicious behavior to the police. The move could spark a change to the Facebook's U.S. portal.
FICO says American credit scores have hit new lows. A quarter of consumers -- that's 40-plus million people -- have scores below 600, which means they're unlikely to get credit cards.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 12, 2010