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Marketplace for August 4, 2011

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Summer Reading Book Series

Summer Reading: Jennifer Shanley

by Jennifer Shanley Aug 4, 2011
Why do you do what you do in terms of your job? Sometimes, a book about succeeding without selling out can help you answer that.
Shelf Life

The facets and forces changing New York's Diamond District

by Kai Ryssdal Aug 4, 2011
Author Alicia Oltuski discusses the inner workings of New York's diamond industry and some of its most fascinating characters.

Syrian opposition says new sanctions lack clout

by Scott Tong Aug 4, 2011
Syria's opposition says U.N. sanctions need to hit the country's profitable oil and banking industries harder if they are to be truly effective

Global economic fears rattle financial markets

by Stacey Vanek Smith Aug 4, 2011
With the U.S. debt ceiling distraction over, investor fears of a global economic slowdown sent Wall Street and overseas markets sharply lower

Apply for free work today!

by Sean Cole Aug 4, 2011
Mid-career internships may be a trend, according to articles on the Internet and anecdotes at dinner parties

Kraft Foods slices itself into two companies

by Heidi Moore Aug 4, 2011
Kraft will split into separate snack and food companies. It's the latest conglomerate to decide that bigger isn't necessarily better

Hackers spread the word about cybersecurity problems

by Marketplace Staff Aug 4, 2011
Hackers are doing some good this week -- meeting at a conference in Las Vegas to talk about security problems in the tech world and about how to fix them

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