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Marketplace for July 25, 2011

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Marketplace for July 25, 2011

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Prosthetic limbs gain sophistication

by Stephen Beard Jul 25, 2011
A small Scottish company, Touch Bionics, is a big player in the world of advanced prosthetics. Its versatile artificial hand is winning praise.

Mass layoffs worsen jobs figures

by Jeff Tyler Jul 25, 2011
Recent mass layoffs at Cisco, Research in Motion and Borders are adding to a mood of uncertainty and negating government efforts to create jobs.

Indiana private schools open their doors

by Amy Scott Jul 25, 2011
They're out to show private colleges can be affordable.

NFL deal is good news for TV

by Jeff Horwich Jul 25, 2011
Television networks have a reason to cheer about the end of the NFL lockout.

Chinese firm spans the globe to build construction experience

by Scott Tong Jul 25, 2011
A Chinese company helping to reconstruct a bridge in New York aims to become a world-class construction power. But the rebuilding project is not without controversy.

Debt impasse keeps investors, economy on hold

by Bob Moon Jul 25, 2011
Without an agreement to raise the debt ceiling, investors and businesses are unsure of where to put their money.

Why the markets aren't reacting to debt ceiling talks

by Marketplace Staff Jul 25, 2011
Despite all the back-and-forth happening with the debt ceiling discussions, the markets haven't reacted and don't seem worried.

Obama calls for a 'balanced approach' to solving debt crisis

by Marketplace Staff Jul 25, 2011
As the deadline nears on reaching a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Obama presses on Congress in rare prime-time address

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