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Marketplace for 7/16/2013 - Listening in on Wall Street

In an effort to spice up boring earnings calls, Yahoo will add live video stream of Marissa Mayer today. Netflix will stream a conversation with Reed Hastings moderated by an analyst and a CNBC journalists. But are these improvements or an attempt to control information? In a more overt display of industry boosterism, the greeting card industry has devised a plan it says could help rescue the U.S. Postal Service. Key to the plan is something called “cluster boxes” that would replace more expensive door-to-door to delivery.

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