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Marketplace for Monday, April 5, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, April 5, 2010

Union of faith, fitness raises tension

Many churches teach that the body is a temple for the spirit, so faith-based fitness programs have exploded over the last two decades. But not without some financial controversy. Tanya Ott reports.

A plan to get you excited about taxes

Duke University Professor Dan Ariely talks with Kai Ryssdal about how voting on where your taxes will be distributed can help spur civic engagement.
Posted In: Taxes

Breakfast: A big meal for food chains

Subway has joined the battle over the morning meal by introducing a breakfast menu. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports the restaurant is the latest fast-food chain to step up its morning game.
Posted In: Food

Will Russia warm to eBay?

Online marketplace eBay is moving east -- to Russia. Online sales in the country are expected to grow sharply, but it's not all smooth sailing. Peter van Dyk reports.
Posted In: Russia

Squeezing the juice out of extra berries

Snag a great deal on strawberries lately? A good deal for you means a bad year for some farmers. Florida farmer Gary Wishnatzki talks with Kai Ryssdal about how cold weather has led to a flood of extra berries on the market and how his strawberry season is going.
Posted In: Agriculture, Food

China, U.S. work on currency deal

The U.S. is delaying a report that might have branded China a currency manipulator. The two nations have been in behind-the-scenes discussions about China's currency. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

InBev, Pepsi partner for advertising

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Pepsi are expanding a joint purchasing deal to coordinate advertising buys. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Natural gas data to be revised

Every month the Energy Department comes out with a report about how much natural gas we produce. But the department's changing the way it puts together that report because it's been overestimating our supply. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Oil

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