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The Federal Reserve will not be changing its benchmark interest rate, which is used for short-term, inter-bank loans. The Fed intends to keep the rate near zero for an "extended period."
Many for-profit universities receive over 90% of their funding from the government. The Senate is taking closer at whether their students are getting a good return on investments.
Some cruises will have you sunning on exotic beaches and sipping mai tais with strangers. This one ferries you around cargo boats and power plants -- and still manages to stay afloat.
A crucial vote in Chicago's City Council could lead to dozens of new Wal-Mart stores to be built in the city. The issue has become a showdown between the retailer, unions and the city's politicians.
The U.S. Supreme Court set aside today a ruling that upheld the conspiracy conviction of former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling. Michael Connor gives analysis of the "honest services fraud law" used in the case.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 24, 2010