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Marketplace for Monday, March 21, 2016
Mar 21, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, March 21, 2016

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The CEO of Valeant pharmaceuticals stepped down today after the company faces questions about pricing; paint company Sherwin-Williams is buying competitor Valspar to expand its market overseas; and at Duke University, the latest group of adjunct professors want to unionize.

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No inheritance? No problem

Mar 18, 2016
Only 25 percent expect to receive an inheritance, but 51 percent think they will leave one.
Young people have high expectations about receiving an inheritance, according to our new economic anxiety poll.
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How Google's venture capital team gets ideas off the ground

Mar 21, 2016
Jake Knapp from GV talks about the "sprint" to test new ideas

A big merger in paint, a slow-growth industry

Mar 21, 2016
Pressed to grow, Sherwin-Williams is buying Valspar
A guest attends the HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams and Lowe's event.
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Valeant's story: a cautionary tale

Mar 21, 2016
The company's CEO stepped down on Monday
Howard Schiller, then interim CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., listens during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. 
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Study says patients can manage complex care at home — and cut costs

Mar 21, 2016
This study found that home care by patients saved millions and freed hospital beds
Warren J. Smith holds up his arm to show where he had an IV to administer antibiotics.
Lauren Silverman

What made Brazil’s economy bust?

Mar 21, 2016
Brazilians recently called for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
A vendor stands in front of the new gondola which travels to the top of the Providencia community, or favela, on September 23, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
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Duke adjunct faculty joins growing movement to unionize

Mar 21, 2016
Will joining employment unions help non-tenured faculty members?
The Perkins Library at Duke University. 
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All bets are off for DraftKings and FanDuel in New York

Mar 21, 2016
The gambling sites are waiting out for a possible bill in their favor
Both companies are under investigation in multiple states. 
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The CEO of Valeant pharmaceuticals stepped down today after the company faces questions about pricing; paint company Sherwin-Williams is buying competitor Valspar to expand its market overseas; and at Duke University, the latest group of adjunct professors want to unionize.

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