Feb 23, 2012

Marketplace for Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Do Americans value a presidential candidate's moral values over his or her ability to fix the economy? BP goes on trial next week over the Gulf oil spill. The SEC considers slapping "speeding" tickets on high-frequency traders. Fatemeh Khatibloo of…

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SEC mulls fees for high-speed traders

Feb 23, 2012
High-speed computers dominate stock trading. But they cancel so many transactions that the SEC wants to fine them for “speeding.”

How important are a presidential candidate's moral values?

Feb 23, 2012
Gallup asked Americans whether they value a candidate's moral values over his or her ability to fix the economy.

How much is your online data worth?

Feb 23, 2012
The White House is proposing new online privacy rules. But one analyst tells us, advertisers aren't all that interested in who you really are.

BP headed to court over Gulf oil spill

Feb 23, 2012
The Gulf oil spill trial is set to start Monday, and could cost the oil giant billions.

Searching search engines for the sound of music

Feb 23, 2012
X5 is a giant in digital classical music. And it got there by scouring the Internet to find out what you're looking for, then building it.

Obama speaks about gas prices

Feb 23, 2012
The president spoke to the crowd at the University of Miami about American energy.

The 'Election' that changed history

Feb 23, 2012
More than a cultural touchstone, for Nebraskans, the movie "Election" foreshadowed a path many took.

What do we owe Greece?

Feb 23, 2012
Commentator Angelo Tsarouchas puts a price tag on what Greece has given the world.

Do Americans value a presidential candidate’s moral values over his or her ability to fix the economy? BP goes on trial next week over the Gulf oil spill. The SEC considers slapping “speeding” tickets on high-frequency traders. Fatemeh Khatibloo of Forrester Research discusses how much online data is worth to advertisers. And reporter David Gura visits the Nebraska city and high school where the 1999 film “Election” was shot.

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