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Marketplace for July 12, 2011

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Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics: How does a company bounce back after controversy?

by Stephen Dubner Jul 12, 2011
Bad things happen in business. So how do firms bounce back and keep reputations intact?

Come again -- Carmaggedon?

by Kristina Wong Jul 12, 2011
Here's something that never happens in Los Angeles: a stretch of one of the busiest freeways will be shut down this weekend. So what's an Angeleno to do?
China: 5-year plan

Making millions from spicy Chinese hot pot

by Kai Ryssdal Jul 12, 2011
Lunch with a Chinese entrepreneur whose empire is expanding as fast as people can eat.

Italy debt woes could hit the U.S.

by Stephen Beard Jul 12, 2011
Italy, the world's eighth largest economy, may soon need an economic bailout. If that happens, the fallout could well reach the U.S.

Amazon takes its tax battle to the ballot

by Jennifer Collins Jul 12, 2011
Amazon seeks a California referendum to overturn a law requiring e-tailers to collect sales tax. If successful, the bid could have national impact.
China: 5-year plan

Chinese entrepreneurs welcome success

by Kai Ryssdal Jul 12, 2011
Online shopping and a cosmetics distributor: a profile of a man in China who suffers from unbridled optimism. He believes his company can become the biggest cosmetics company in the world.

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Talking Wound P.K.14
The High Road Broken Bells
Direction Sackcloth Fashion
I Just Wanna Love You Can You Flow?

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