Marketplace for Thursday, March 19, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, March 19, 2009
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Kellogg's CEO: Ramp up food regulation

Kellogg's CEO David Mackay is urging Congress to improve government regulation on food safety. His company lost nearly $70 million in recalled products after the salmonella outbreak in peanuts. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Food, Health
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New pot policy could help state coffers

A new Justice Department policy on medical marijuana could lead to the drug becoming a regular source of tax revenue in states where it's legal. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Crime
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Name this recession

One day, hopefully sooner rather than later, we'll look back at this time in history of economic troubles and call it... something. Commentator Justin Wolfers offers a few suggestions.
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Where will recovery programs take us?

The government is spending a lot of money on programs aimed at getting the economy back on track. Bob Moon speaks with Morgan Stanley economist Kevin Flanagan about where the money's going and how it may help.
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Fed's plan moves mortgage market

The Federal Reserve's plan to pump $1 trillion into the economy initially had its intended effect on the mortgage market, where interest rates dropped. But it also spawned concerns of inflation. Jeremy Hobson reports.

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