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The Independent's Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk talks with Bill Radke about reports that Arab countries are in talks to no longer trade oil in U.S. dollars.
The dollar fell on foreign exchange markets in reaction to reports that there have been secret talks to dump the greenback as the main currency for trading oil. Stephen Beard reports.
The National Consumer Law Center will release a report on abuses in so-called reverse mortgages. Joel Rose reports more lenders are targeting the home equity of seniors.
At a hearing on Capitol Hill, lawmakers will assess whether stimulus funds have helped to jump-start bank lending backed by the Small Business Administration. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 6, 2009