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The clothing retailer tries to re-brand itself by getting into the taco truck business. Will it convince young shoppers that its new line of jeans is gritty and hip?
Shares of Japanese companies Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries surged today after reports surfaced that the two companies were planning to merge. The union would create one of the world's largest companies.
A massive wind farm off the coast of France is facing opposition by groups trying to preserve the historical D-Day invasion site
The annual Black Hat hacker convention is underway in Las Vegas. On the schedule: a lecture outlining how easy it would be to hack high-frequency trading operations on Wall Street.
Jobs For America, a call center collation, said today it's hoping to create up to 100,000 jobs in the next two years in the call center industry -- jobs coming back from being outsourced to places like India and the Philippines.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance declined in the last week of July, the U.S. Labor Department said. Economists like Mesirow Financial's Diane Swonk say this puts the onus on central banks to juice the economy.
General Motors today reported its profit nearly doubled in the 2nd quarter thanks to higher prices on its cars and trucks. Analysts believe GM may have made a permanent turn from its unprofitable days of the past.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 4, 2011
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