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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 28, 2010

China's U.S. chicken tariff targets feet

A Chinese ruling to place a tariff on U.S. chicken could make the fowl as much as 30 percent more expensive. But the real object of desire are the chicken feet, and the tariff is a way to send a message to the U.S. Scott Tong reports.

Fed members to revisit interest rates

Ever since the term "too big to fail" became popular, short-term interest rates have been kept at or near zero. But Federal Reserve Board members will meet today to discuss whether it's time to raise them. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Campaign enlightens tweens about ads

The Federal Trade Commission is balancing out a rise in advertising with a program to help kids recognize ads and decipher their meaning. But some say more cognition won't matter where emotions are involved. Alisa Roth reports.

Greek public vocal against budget cuts

Germany wants Greece to make deep budget cuts in order to go forward with its part of the bailout loan. But the Greek government will not have an easy time selling spending cuts to an angry public. Joanna Kakissis reports.

Texas will strive to scrub 2011 budget

When the Texas legislature meets again, they could face a budget shortfall of up to $17 billion, which means it'll be time to "scrub" the budget. Ben Philpott explores ways officials have reduced their bottom lines.

Executives deny Goldman Sachs fraud

Top-level Goldman Sachs bankers denied any wrongdoing in the Senate when faced with charges of fraud. The investigation continues into the legality of their actions leading up to the financial crisis. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street