Marketplace for April 20, 2011

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Marketplace for April 20, 2011
3

BP spill consequences differ for two Louisiana cities

A year after the BP oil spill, things are looking up in New Orleans. But for Lafourche Parish on the Gulf Coast, it's a different story.
Posted In: Oil
1

Anti-government demonstrations rise in Syria

Protesters in Syria are coming out against President Bashar al-Assad for giving the government almost unlimited powers to put down dissent. Mills College professor Fred Lawson explains what could happen to Syria's economy next.
1

Letters: Conspicuous conservation, inflation

Going over listeners' responses to past stories. This week: the 'not me' mentality, conspicuous conservation and "South Park," and the depressing inflation rate.
2

Existing home sales rise as investors swoop

Sales of existing homes are one the rise. But first-time buyers are coy, while foreclosed homes and tight credit still weigh on the market.
Posted In: Housing
13

Playing partisan politics with debt

Congress and the White House are engaged in a new debate about raising the U.S. debt limit.
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Tech comes back big

Intel and IBM surprised Wall Street with big earnings. And what's good for tech is good for the recovery.
3

A short history of oil: 1900 to 2010

Over the past century, the center of crude oil production has shifted across the globe.
Posted In: Oil

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We Are (Instrumental)
Anwarrior
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