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SAT Test To Be Revamped

SAT spells bonanza for test prep business

Amy Scott | Apr 15, 2014
How is the test prep industry is preparing for the changes to the SAT?

What's pulling up the Consumer Price Index

Mitchell Hartman | Apr 15, 2014
Consumer prices increased more than expected. So what’s becoming more expensive, and why?
Posted In: CPI
Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in southeast Georgia says many of his Vidalia onions are ready for harvest.

Why farmers can't wait to pick Vidalia onions

Sarah McCammon | Apr 15, 2014
Vidalia onion grower challenges a Georgia state rule that sets April 21 as the earliest date farmers can pack onions for sale.
Posted In: Agriculture, onions
CEO of, Jack Ma

What's left of Yahoo without Alibaba

Queena Kim | Apr 15, 2014
Yahoo's stake in the Chinese IPO hopeful Alibaba is worth about $33 billion, but their own market cap right now stands at $33.8 billion.

Beer: Saving a town from drought

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 15, 2014
A brewery steps in when a town's given a grave diagnosis.

We're paying more to pay taxes

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 15, 2014
Inflation in the tax preparation and accounting fees category is up 5.1 percent
Posted In: inflation, Taxes

Ukraine's economy, as felt on the street

James Reynolds | Apr 15, 2014
"Ukraine needs help from abroad, that's what the interim government knows."
Posted In: Crimea, Russia, ukraine

Born to fly

Michelle Philippe | Apr 15, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The next time you 'Google' it may be via drone

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Apr 15, 2014
Titan says its drones can stay aloft for years, without refueling

Ever find it difficult to talk to your boss - or your boss's boss?

Chris Colin and Rob Baedeker | Apr 15, 2014
Chris Colin and Rob Baedeker, authors of "What to Talk About," have some tips.
Posted In: humor, office behavior



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