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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 16, 2015

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Airing on Monday, March 16, 2015: The Fed meets Tuesday. We explain what inflation data and indicators the Fed will be looking at in its deliberating an interest rate increase. Plus, Canada is proposing tougher standards for rail tankers that carry oil, after the latest oil train derailments involved oil coming from the Alberta tar sands. The rules would require replacing just about all tankers currently in service. The U.S. is considering similar standards.

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PODCAST: Doing the numbers on police misconduct

by David Brancaccio Mar 16, 2015
The FTC is changing the way it fights mergers it doesn’t like, cutting back on challenges in its own internal court and relying more on federal injunctions. We check in with Marketplace’s Tracey Samuelson on what the rule changes could mean for pending, controversial mergers. Then, China has reportedly passed Germany to become the world’s […]

FTC changes its procedures for challenging mergers

by Tracey Samuelson Mar 16, 2015
The move will mean few merger proposals are caught in the FTC's internal court.

A question for the Fed: What inflation?

by Tim Fitzsimons Mar 16, 2015
A closer look at one of the indicators of inflation.

Canada proposes tougher standards for oil tankers

by Scott Tong Mar 16, 2015
Stricter rules are likely south of the border too.

Police don't ask: Why are we getting sued?

by Dan Weissmann Mar 16, 2015
Experts say police departments don't keep data that could prevent abuse lawsuits.

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