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By trying to create buzz around its latest announcement, Facebook follows the hype tactic being deployed by fellow tech companies.
The Michigan Department of Transportation and the Detroit International Bridge Company had a $230 million deal to jointly build a series of ramps on the Ambassador Bridge. But the state says the company isn't complying with the design they agreed upon.
Ratings agency Moody's downgraded Portugal's debt to junk status, saying the country would likely need a second bailout to regain a strong financial foothold. Economist Fernando Alexandre explains.
John Challenger, CEO of the job placement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas, explains today's job report, and how jobs in the technology and energy industries are showing strong signs of growth.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is expected to finalize a proposal today that would require big back executives to return pay if their bank fails.
The number of dollar bills rolling off the printing presses at the U.S. Treasury Department hit a modern low last year, thanks in large part to the increased use of credit cards. Binyamin Applebaum, reporter for the New York Times, explains.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 6, 2011