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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Wednesday, December 17, 2008

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Decoder: Futures

Traders signal offers in the S&P 500 stock index futures pit at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Dollar drops on Fed rate cut

A foreign currency trader checks monitors in Tokyo where the dollar fell to 88.22 yen in afternoon trading before rebounding to 88.42.
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Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Nuaimi, center, gestures during a photo session at an OPEC meeting in Oran, Algeria.
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