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Marketplace for 7/18/2013 – Detroit’s bankruptcy
Jul 18, 2013

Marketplace for 7/18/2013 – Detroit’s bankruptcy

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Detroit files for bankruptcy. J.P. Morgan Chase is reportedly in negotiations with federal regulators over charges the bank manipulated energy markets in California and around the country. The energy market -- and the federal enforcement actions -- are things that would have looked very different before the Enron scandal a decade ago. Also, Dell shareholders are deciding whether to approve a buyout involving the company's founder -- most of these deals go through, but will this one? Finally, a conversation with Ryan Schreiber, founder of Pitchfork, about the music industry in the digital age.

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Detroit: Just how bad is it?

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Detroit files for bankruptcy. J.P. Morgan Chase is reportedly in negotiations with federal regulators over charges the bank manipulated energy markets in California and around the country. The energy market — and the federal enforcement actions — are things that would have looked very different before the Enron scandal a decade ago. Also, Dell shareholders are deciding whether to approve a buyout involving the company’s founder — most of these deals go through, but will this one? Finally, a conversation with Ryan Schreiber, founder of Pitchfork, about the music industry in the digital age.

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