Jul 29, 2011

Marketplace for July 29, 2011

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Marketplace for July 29, 2011

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Chinese billionaires chip in to protect environment

Jul 29, 2011
Project would be China's first private nature reserve, to protect a fifth of the world's Giant Panda population

Cuts you can count on

Jul 29, 2011
Whatever the ultimate debt ceiling deal, some things are certain

Weekly Wrap: A U.S. credit downgrade

Jul 29, 2011
Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: how the debt deal -- if it comes -- will affect U.S. credit and what looks to be a pending downgrade.

We are number 2!

Jul 29, 2011
The United States has set the rules for the global economy. So what happens if we don't anymore?

U.S. economic growth is weaker than expected

Jul 29, 2011
The U.S. gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of just 1.3 percent in the second quarter. New data show the recession was deeper than thought

Suffering from 'post-financial stress disorder'

Jul 29, 2011
What's going to happen with this debt ceiling thing? Who knows... Thinking about it can cause some people anxiety.

Checking in on the recovery in Memphis

Jul 29, 2011
A year ago, Marketplace visited the Tennessee city to see how its residents -- 20 percent of whom lived below the poverty line -- were dealing with the economic recovery. Mayor AC Wharton provides an update

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