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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The Venezuelan government announces the death of President Hugo Chavez. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new record high, but does that mean the overall economy is better? Americans lost an average of 40 percent of their wealth from 2007 to 2010. Fox is launching a new 24-hour cable sports network that will directly compete with ESPN. And the Chinese government is moving ahead with legislation to combat land seizures from the nation's 650 million farmers.

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