Mar 2, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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Airing on Wednesday, March 2, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about accusations that former head of Chesapeake Energy Aubrey McClendon conspired to rig bids for the purchase of oil and gas leases in Oklahoma; lessons in the psychology of stock market…

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Airing on Wednesday, March 2, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about accusations that former head of Chesapeake Energy Aubrey McClendon conspired to rig bids for the purchase of oil and gas leases in Oklahoma; lessons in the psychology of stock market investing from Washington post columnist Allan Sloan; and the cost of American astronaut Scott Kelly hitching a ride back to earth.

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