Feb 28, 2011

Marketplace for February 28, 2011

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Marketplace for February 28, 2011

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Moms are good for your business

Feb 28, 2011
Here's one demographic that can help corporations -- big and small -- improve their bottom line. But first, those businesses need to change how they think about working moms.

Obama says states must implement health care law

Feb 28, 2011
But Obama told governors today they can design alternative health care programs as long as they meet the law's goals.

Blackstone to buy almost 600 shopping centers

Feb 28, 2011
Betting on American consumers and rebounding property prices, private equity investor Blackstone Group is to buy nearly 600 shopping centers.

Sanctions against President Gaddafi unveiled

Feb 28, 2011
Over the past couple of days, the U.S., the U.N. and the EU have all applied sanctions on Libya. We explain what they are and how effective they may be.

The legislative mistakes that put Arizona in budget crisis

Feb 28, 2011
A series of tax breaks and cuts has led the state in a downward spiral ever since the housing crisis and recession hit.

The importance of teachers in education

Feb 28, 2011
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates talks about why education is the key issues facing our country, why it's important to help teachers be more effective and how to get schools to adapt technology.

The current state of Libya, from oil to the people

Feb 28, 2011
David Kirkpatrick from the New York Times talks from Tripoli, Libya, about the current state of the country.

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