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Marketplace for Thursday, November 3, 2011

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Greek P.M. George Papandreou has called off the referendum vote for the bailout plan. It could lead the way to Greece having to leave the eurozone. Kodak's future is dire too, with newly reported earnings lower than expected. Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline gets hit for off-label marketing. Small businesspeople in Syria are divided on whether to support the government. Commentator Robert Reich says whatever happens to Occupy Wall Street, it has already changed the tune of public debate. And Kai spoke jobs with a newly employed Chicagoan and Rutgers economist Bill Rodgers.

Segments From this episode

Occupy Wall St.

Income disparity matters

by Robert Reich Nov 3, 2011
Occupy Wall Street has spread across the United States. More than 550 communities have held protests. But what has it accomplished?

Letters: Papandreou's decision, power disruptions

by Marketplace Staff Nov 3, 2011
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: whether the Greek prime minister made the right choice, and underground power lines.

Business divided on Assad

by Reese Erlich Nov 3, 2011
After seven months of upheaval, Syria's top businesses remain loyal to the government, but small business owners are split.

GlaxoSmithKline gets hit for off-label marketing

by Gregory Warner Nov 3, 2011
The pharmaceutical giant agreed to pay a $3 billion fine to the U.S. government. But drug makers are fighting back.

Kodak earnings worse than expected

by Steve Henn Nov 3, 2011
The legendary photography company may need to sell itself to survive.

Thinking optimistically and realistically in your job search

by Marketplace Staff Nov 3, 2011
Sondra Morin discusses her journey to employment after being out of work for more than a year.
Greek Debt Crisis

Pigs do fly

by Stephen Beard Nov 3, 2011
Without a tidy solution to the eurozone debt crisis, Greece may have to leave the eurozone. Could it really happen?

The role of nonprofits and volunteer work in job creation

by Marketplace Staff Nov 3, 2011
Doing nonprofit and volunteer work could help job seekers keep their resumes up to date, their skills sharp and help them think outside the box in their job search.

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Brand - New - Life Young Marble Giants

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