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Some doctors are threatening to stop seeing Medicare patients if Congress goes through with cutting doctors fees more than 10 percent. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports both sides of the debate have taken to the TV airwaves.
A group of sovereign wealth funds gathered today in Singapore to address peoples' concerns that government-backed investments are politically motivated. John Dimsdale reports why these funds pose a dilemma for the U.S.
The U.S. is the world's largest food donor, but because the food needs to come from U.S. suppliers and transport, a great deal of the aid ends up wasted. Sam Eaton reports some are calling for White House reforms.
Media titans are in Idaho this week for the 25th Sun Valley conference, but the same old big media isn't making money like it used to. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports it may be time for media Web sites to shine.
Despite oil rising on concerns over Iran's missile testing, it still saw a significant drop yesterday of about $5 a barrel. Stephen Beard reports the price could drop even further once Iran anxiety passes.
The no-calorie sweetener Truvia hits the markets today, and Coca-cola is already planning to produce diet sodas with it in the future. Alisa Roth has more on how other beverage makers may or may not use the sugar alternative.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 9, 2008