Oct 17, 2011

Marketplace for October 17, 2011

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Marketplace for October 17, 2011

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Running through the recession

Oct 17, 2011
A young Philadelphia woman loses her job and finds a new path to success. In her own words...

$35 billion of jobs bill to go to states

Oct 17, 2011
President Obama is breaking up his $447 American Jobs Act into pieces to help push it through Congress. First up is a $35 billion package to go to states.

Deal would create the largest oil and gas pipeline company in North America

Oct 17, 2011
Houston-based Kinder Morgan looks to buy rival El Paso Corp. for $21 billion.

Big business filling campaign coffers

Oct 17, 2011
President Barack Obama has raised $90 million for his re-election. Taken together, the GOP candidates aren't far behind. Marketplace looks at the biggest contributors.

The return of the impulse buy

Oct 17, 2011
Retailers mix old approaches and new technologies so consumers can make quick decisions

Goodbye to cell phone bill shock

Oct 17, 2011
Within two years, phone companies must text users when they near their limits.

Electric cars creating buzz

Oct 17, 2011
There's a new must have for business travelers in the rental car market: electric vehicles.

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