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Marketplace AM for May 31, 2005

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Ranking cities

Atlanta is apparently the worst place in the country to be if you're worried about identity theft. That's according to the June issue of Men's Health magazine. But another new study finds Atlanta has the best road pavement conditions. There seems to be a constant stream of lists ranking cities on this or that. And various city leaders have mixed feelings about them. Mhari Saito reports from Cleveland, which somehow winds up near the bottom of many of those lists.

Iraq stock exchange

Even as parts of Iraq are still chaotic at best, officials there are doing the best they can to get on with the business of running a country. They've passed a law that allows foreigners to invest in Iraq's upstart stock market. And they're still trying to figure out the rules. Borzou Daragahi spent a day on the trading floor.
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