Jul 7, 2011

Marketplace for July 7, 2011

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Marketplace for July 7, 2011

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Building trust in Congress

Jul 7, 2011
Today, President Obama met with congressional leaders. The discussion focused on the deficit. But there's another issue that matters.

More oil than first stated in Yellowstone River pipeline leak

Jul 7, 2011
Exxon's oil is sullying fields and contaminating water as far as 400 miles downstream.

Scandal-hit newspaper to close in Britain

Jul 7, 2011
Britain's best-selling Sunday newspaper, the <em>News of the World</em>, is to close after allegations of widespread phone hacking and invasions of privacy.

Debt talks drag on

Jul 7, 2011
Congress has 13 days to do a deal on raising the debt ceiling. The president said today that Democrats and Republicans are still a long way apart. They continue to talk, and to inch towards an agreement -- they'll even work over the weekend.

Prepping for a security clearance

Jul 7, 2011
New curriculum in Maryland high schools are teaching students about opportunities in government agencies, law enforcement and homeland security.

Lean manufacturing catches on with small businesses

Jul 7, 2011
The recession forced manufacturers to reconsider their business models. Now more are going "lean."

Workers are saving less in auto-enrollment 401(k) programs

Jul 7, 2011
An analysis shows that the default saving percentage in auto-enrollment 401(k) programs isn't the best for everyone.

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Fixed Income DJ Shadow