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OPEC will meet this weekend to discuss whether to raise oil prices and cut production. But OPEC's strategy could possibly drop demand for oil even further. Sam Eaton reports.
Now that General Electric and Berkshire Hathaway have lost their Triple-A credit ratings, only five U.S. companies are left with that status. With fewer companies standing at the top, what does losing an A really mean? Jeremy Hobson reports.
The earned-income tax credit is designed to give a break to low-income workers. But commentator Amity Shlaes says these days the poor may be paying too few taxes and the rich may have too big of a burden, which is not helping economic recovery.
Marketplace for Friday, March 13, 2009