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Marketplace for March 21, 2011

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Marketplace for March 21, 2011

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Japan's quake

In Japan, Fukushima reactor sparks food fears

by Rob Schmitz Mar 21, 2011
Some Tokyo restaurants find customers fear radiation may have contaminated food from the region near the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.

AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile: The ripple effects

by Steve Henn Mar 21, 2011
If approved, the $39 billion merger would create a telecom colossus and a potential threat to innovation.

Health care law turns a year old

by Gregory Warner Mar 21, 2011
President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law last March. The law call for big changes -- too big for some businesses.
Military intervention in Libya

Coalition jets fire on Libyan military sites

by John Dimsdale Mar 21, 2011
The U.S. plans to eventually hand off its leading role to its allies. Enforcing the no-fly zone costs the U.S. money and the question is how much and when those costs will taper off.

Stockbroker Schwab moves into options

by Heidi Moore Mar 21, 2011
Charles Schwab made stock-buying cheap and easy for small investors. Now Schwab is betting $1 billion on the growing demand for options trading.
Military intervention in Libya

Concerns in Europe over Libya intervention costs

by Stephen Beard Mar 21, 2011
As France and Britain take a lead role in imposing the no-fly zone in Libya, some ask whether they can afford the costs of military intervention.

100 years after the Triangle Fire

by Marketplace Staff Mar 21, 2011
A new HBO documentary chronicles the tragedy and reform that followed the Triangle Fire of 1911, one of the worst industrial occupational disasters in U.S. history.

NFL lockout could shackle DirecTV's profits

by Jennifer Collins Mar 21, 2011
With a court date looming between NFL players and owners, DirecTV is an anxious bystander because of its exclusive "NFL Sunday Ticket" package.

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