Sep 19, 2011

Marketplace for September 19, 2011

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Marketplace for September 19, 2011

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Netflix launches Qwikster for DVDs

Sep 19, 2011
Netflix tries to make nice after infuriating its customers.

Maryland updates Genuine Progress Indicator

Sep 19, 2011
The state's alternative indicators measure things like job creation, environmental impacts and residents' quality time.

Are mangoes the new banana?

Sep 19, 2011
Major food companies, consumers are getting sweet on the exotic fruit -- as mangoes become more mainstream.

President Obama announces $3 trillion deficit plan

Sep 19, 2011
Obama called for $1.5 trillion in new taxes, mostly targeting the rich. We walk through the numbers behind the president's 10-year plan.

Banks boost advertising

Sep 19, 2011
Advertising rose 5 percent in the first half of the year, but banks boosted their spending even more as they seek new business in a weak economy.
The window of a Bank of America branch on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Ill.
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Zoellick: The developed world's going to have to solve the developed world's problems

Sep 19, 2011
The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, talks about his pointed remarks today on what the developed world needs to do solve its economic problems.

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