Marketplace PM for March 16, 2007

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With prices up, interest rates likely to stay put

If there were any lingering hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve board next week, they were probably dashed by today's Consumer Price Index report. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

War funding bill gets a few add-ons

The cost of President Bush's emergency war funding plan is going up. Congress has some things it would like to add. Marketplace's John Dimsdale talks with Kai Ryssdal about the funding bill's inflation.
Posted In: Washington

The cost of staying grounded

Airlines cancelled hundreds of flights today because of ugly weather forecasts in the Northeast. Alisa Roth reports that it might not have been the wisest economic decision.
Posted In: Travel

Putting a price on foreign investment

China has a new corporate tax law for foreigners who want to do business there. Scott Tong went to Hunan Province, where business people say it's about time.
Posted In: Taxes

Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Planning a city from scratch

About 60 miles north of Los Angeles is one of the last big open spaces left in this country that's near a major urban area. But it might not stay wild much longer. Kai Ryssdal talks about Tejon Ranch with writer Jon Gertner.
Posted In: Housing

An expensive welcome mat awaits the A380

The Airbus A380 jumbo jet is at least two years behind schedule. Yet, airports have already invested millions in getting ready for its arrival. Lisa Napoli reports.

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