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The folks who pull the strings at the Federal Reserve meet today to consider interest rates. That means Wall Street investors will be getting back to one of their least-favorite pastimes. Bob Moon reports.
The world's largest retailer has announced a change of course. Wal-Mart has decided to slow expansion into new markets while it works to boost its bottom line. Sam Eaton reports.
<a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/frozenassets/frozenassets_napoli_panetta.html">Politics puts U.S. on Arctic sideline</a>
As polar ice melts, many nations are staking claim to Arctic resources — but not the U.S. Host Lisa Napoli talks to former presidential chief of staff Leon Panetta about consequences of our failure to ratify the UN's Law of the Sea treaty.
Mexican phone giant Telmex is expected today to announce the purchase of a group of Spanish-language phone directories based in the U.S. It could be a very smart move, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Or at least take a long coffee break. A group that's trying to get work-crazed Americans to stop and smell the roses has declared today Take Back Your Time day. Diantha Parker reports.