Marketplace for Thursday April 10, 2014

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Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of Health and Human Services, will resign after serving five years in the position and presiding over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. President Obama accepted Sebelius's resignation earlier in the week, and on Friday will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace her, according to White House officials. Plus, the search for the Malaysian jet goes on, and at great expense. This is less about the 777 that disappeared, and more about all the other 777s that are still flying: investigators need to protect all the other people that are traveling in these jets every day. That means they need to know what went wrong. And they'll do and spend whatever it takes to find out. And after a four-year absence, Greece is back in the international sovereign debt market. 
Helvetica the Perfume

Survey results: What's your type?

We asked: Why is your favorite font your favorite font?
Posted In: fonts
Family Dollar

What Family Dollar says about the economy

Discount chain Family Dollar is out with disappointing earnings.
Posted In: food stamps, dollar store, family dollar

Greece is back in the bond market

Investors are flocking to buy five-year bonds from Greece, despite its economic woes.

Picking up the tab for MH370 search

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure...unless you're an airline

Sebelius resigns after Obamacare woes

The HHS secretary announced she will step down after presiding over the rocky rollout of the ACA.
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Sebelius, ACA

The GPS trade-off: Get lost less often, but lose privacy

Hiawatha Bray explains the hidden costs of your Google Maps app.
Posted In: consumer privacy, gps
Toby - The Office

Look out, Human Resources departments

Nancy Koehn of the Harvard Business School says nixing HR's a bad idea.
Posted In: human resources

When rural hospitals close, towns struggle to stay open

Rural hospitals are closing at a rate that’s starting to get some politicians’ attention.
Posted In: rural America, hospitals, health care

Don't mess with French workers' 35 hour work week

Tech sector employees have struck a new collective bargaining agreement.
Posted In: France, work-life balance, overtime

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Gold On The Ceiling
The Black Keys
Superstar [Vinyl]
Op Hop Detonation
Day 38
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

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