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Marketplace Report for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Marketplace Report for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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Cities can't afford loans for basics

In the Kansas City neighborhood Maple Park, residents use obsolete septic tanks, like the one pictured, that sometimes fail. The city can't get credit to fund a modern system.
Sylvia Maria Gross


Letters in a computer with red mailbox flag

Now, the shipping news is bad

A ship is unloaded of shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach near Los Angeles.
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Santa could be hauling a lighter load

Desert Hills Premium Outlets

Can bailouts keep panic at bay?

Trader watching prices on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on October 14, 2008, reflects the less frantic mood among market watchers.
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