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In an effort to keep stock prices from diving faster than they would otherwise, the SEC is banning naked short selling on certain stocks for the next 30 days. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The Fed has laid out plans to get the economy back on track, but do they still have the clout to get the job done? Host Bob Moon asks Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan who the big economic players really are.
The Senate is expected to vote on a bill to curb energy market speculation, but Wall Street analysts fear the measure might be too aggressive. Sam Eaton reports from the Marketplace Sustainability Desk.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is looking for outside oil companies to aid in tapping Iraq's oil. Now the foreign firms have to decide if the reward is worth the risk. Dan Grech reports.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is the newest member of Yahoo's board. Though a proxy showdown for control of the company seems to be averted, Icahn still has big plans for Yahoo. Dan Grech reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 21, 2008