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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Thursday, February 23, 2012

Do Americans value a presidential candidate's moral values over his or her ability to fix the economy? BP goes on trial next week over the Gulf oil spill. The SEC considers slapping "speeding" tickets on high-frequency traders. Fatemeh Khatibloo of Forrester Research discusses how much online data is worth to advertisers. And reporter David Gura visits the Nebraska city and high school where the 1999 film "Election" was shot.

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SEC mulls fees for high-speed traders

High-speed computers dominate stock trading. But they cancel so many transactions that the SEC wants to fine them for “speeding.” Here, a stock trader reads a graph on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the closing bell on Feb. 21, 2012 in New York City.
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How much is your online data worth?

The White House is proposing new online privacy rules. But one analyst tells us, advertisers aren't all that interested in who you really are.
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