Feb 4, 2011

Marketplace for Friday, February 4, 2011

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Marketplace for Friday, February 4, 2011

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Mixed numbers in January's job report

Feb 4, 2011
The latest jobs report shows employers added only 3,600 jobs in January, yet the unemployment rate fell from 9.4 percent to 9 percent. Heidi Sheirholz from the Economic Policy Institute breaks down the latest numbers with Bob Moon and explains the improvement in unemployment.

Can't get a job, start a business

Feb 4, 2011
The story of one family that traded unemployment for entrepreneurship. These 'rebound entrepreneurs' took a page out of history, literally, to stake their future on a new magazine.

JPMorgan Chase snared in Madoff lawsuit

Feb 4, 2011
Suit alleges JPMorgan bankers suspected fraud long before Madoff's arrest, raising questions about a bank's duty to sound the alarm on a client.

Verizon iPhone users might get "throttled"

Feb 4, 2011
Pre-orders for the Verizon iPhone sold out in hours. Then came an announcement about the carrier's data policy.

Weekly Wrap: The protests in Egypt

Feb 4, 2011
Bob Moon talks to John Carney from CNBC and Felix Salmon from Reuters about the unemployment problem in Egypt and also the effects that the protests may have on oil prices and the rest of the Middle East.

Women's sportswear scores big sales

Feb 4, 2011
The women's segment of sportswear and sporting goods is booming right now. The National Football League is among those who have caught up with the trend, just in the time for the big game this weekend.