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Marketplace for 07/30/13 – Another grand bargain?
Jul 30, 2013

Marketplace for 07/30/13 – Another grand bargain?

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President Obama has proposed a new plan for jobs and tax reform. Republicans have already expressed their unhappiness with the plan. How do business feel? Plus, the television network CBS was blacked-out for a moment for some Time Warner Cable subscribers last night as the network and cable provider continue their battle over carriage fees. Finally, an Oregon woman has turned the table on the credit rating agencies. A federal jury ordered Equifax to pay her $18.6 million for her two-year fight to correct her credit score.

 

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Exclusive interview with Obama! On your Kindle

Jul 30, 2013
A brand new Amazon Kindle Single e-book featuring none other than the president.

Want Equifax to fix your credit score? Take them to court

Jul 30, 2013
A federal jury ordered Equifax to pay an Oregon woman $18.6 million after her two-year fight to correct her score.
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Why you're not getting CBS in N.Y., L.A. tonight

Jul 30, 2013
CBS was blacked-out for a moment on the TVs of some Time Warner Cable subscribers as the network and cable provider continue their battle over carriage fees.

'Grand bargain' or no, corporations come out ahead, right?

Jul 30, 2013
Proposed cut in corporate tax rate could cost multinationals more, domestic companies less.

Twinkie workers are back on the job, but making less

Jul 30, 2013
Twinkie bakers follow in the footsteps of foundry workers, baggage handlers, and others, as restructured companies hire employees back at lower wages.

A scary, behind-the-scenes look at assisted living

Jul 30, 2013
Assisted-living facilities have been billed as the better alternative to nursing homes for many elderly. But with little regulation, many patients are ending up hurt, or worse.

Living life as a target-market female

Jul 30, 2013
What it's like to live in an advertiser's world of the target-market female, aged 25 to 45 years old.

You Hate My Job: Bankruptcy lawyer

Jul 30, 2013
In the latest in a series about jobs people have that other people hate, a bankruptcy lawyer explains what brings people into his office.

President Obama has proposed a new plan for jobs and tax reform. Republicans have already expressed their unhappiness with the plan. How do business feel? Plus, the television network CBS was blacked-out for a moment for some Time Warner Cable subscribers last night as the network and cable provider continue their battle over carriage fees. Finally, an Oregon woman has turned the table on the credit rating agencies. A federal jury ordered Equifax to pay her $18.6 million for her two-year fight to correct her credit score.

 

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