May 2, 2011

Marketplace for May 2, 2011

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Marketplace for May 2, 2011

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What bin Laden's death means for future financing against terrorism

May 2, 2011
Stuart Levey, former undersecretary of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the Treasury Department, discusses what bin Laden's death means for the financing of terrorist operations and the fight against terrorism.
U.S. Marines of Regiment Combat Team 1 (RCT 1) watch TV announcing the death of Osama bin Laden, at Camp Dwyer in Helman Province, on May 2, 2011.
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Colleges make up for financial loss on 'don't ask, don't tell'

May 2, 2011
The 18-year-old policy is on its way out. And for some schools that means federal funds are on the way in.

Banks try to make vacant foreclosures look 'lived-in'

May 2, 2011
Cottage industry outfits foreclosed homes with temporary residents -- to make properties more attractive to potential buyers.

Southwest, AirTran tie the low-cost knot

May 2, 2011
Southwest and AirTran complete their billion-dollar merger. Will the marriage end the honeymoon for U.S. budget travelers?
A Airtran Airlines jets prepares to depart Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta, Ga., on Sept. 12, 2009.
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Sights set on U.S. aid to Pakistan

May 2, 2011
We're halfway through dispensing more than $7 billion in aid to Pakistan. Now some people think it should come with more strings attached.

What a drug shortage means for pharmacies and consumers

May 2, 2011
The pharmaceutical industry is facing a major issue: a growing shortage of commonly used prescription drugs. It could majorly affect the industry and the health legislation.

Music from the episode

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