Sep 12, 2011

Marketplace for September 12, 2011

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Marketplace for September 12, 2011

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The history behind the language of work

Sep 12, 2011
A new glossary takes a look at the words we use to talk about jobs and work, and how those words and their meanings have changed over time.

Bank of America to cut about 30,000 jobs

Sep 12, 2011
The country's biggest bank, by assets, tries to assuage investors with plans to cut $5 billion in annual costs and trim weak businesses.

IBM's Watson gets medical job

Sep 12, 2011
The supercomputer is going to work for WellPoint.

Latino groups call off economic boycott in Arizona

Sep 12, 2011
Activists declare victory while acknowledging that the boycott on Arizona businesses also hurt some workers it was meant to help.

Bank of America's woes hit home

Sep 12, 2011
Again. A report from BofA headquarters in Charlotte, N.C.

Euro crisis reaching a crescendo

Sep 12, 2011
The euro could collapse or Germany could bail out debt-ridden eurozone nations. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard discusses the eurozone's options.

The end of phosphorus

Sep 12, 2011
A key ingredient in fertilizer, phosphorus is becoming more rare, more expensive -- which is stimulating some innovative ways to find more.

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