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Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: the Federal Reserve announces it can do little more for the economy, while consumer confidence continues to drop.
In the midst of its worst energy crisis in years, China has told some companies to expect rolling blackouts through the summer. That's making it hard to do business.
At long last, the Obama administration launches a website that enables would-be wonks to explore the inner workings of federal departments and agencies. You can find it at performance.gov
The new nonprofit Venture for America seeks to provide fresh talent for small startup companies in struggling cities. Think of it like a Teach for American program for entrepreneurship.
Marketplace for August 26, 2011