News In Brief

MID-DAY UPDATE: Stocks are booming this morning…

Bill Radke Sep 24, 2010

… because US businesses ordered more manufactured goods last month. Nice to end the week on good news.

On today’s podcast:

Rising prices hitting cotton growers

… and anyone who can’t afford rising food prices

From “Waiting for Superman” to Oprah, media shine spotlight on education

Malicious computer worm on the attack

GM may be looking at a smaller IPO

A new direction for St. Louis Arch

The week’s business news in a Marketplace Minute

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