Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 15, 2013
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While the Dow has been inching toward a record high, Apple's stock has taken a significant dive. But Allan Sloan, senior editor at large at Fortune Magazine, says that has more to do with investment managers on Wall Street than with what's going on in Cupertino. The Group of 20 major world economies are meeting in Moscow today, and the biggest item on the agenda is global monetary policy with some countries complaining about a currency war. And you can refinance your mortgage, but what about your student loan?
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