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What leads to willful blindness
Author Margaret Heffernan discusses the psychological pressures that can lead to willful blindness, especially in the corporate world.
County treasurer: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac owe back taxes
Treasurer in Oakland County, Mich., sues the mortgage giants, claiming they owe millions in taxes on foreclosed properties. Fannie and Freddie claim they're exempt because they're government entities. But are they really?
U.S. exports helping the economy
There's a bright spot of economic growth. And it should be getting more attention.
Letters: Seniors online and designer nail polish
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: the credibility of rating agencies, social networking for seniors and nail polish for men.
American Airlines makes bumper plane purchase
American airlines is buying 460 new jets but only 200 of those will come from U.S. manufacturer Boeing. The rest will be made in Europe by Airbus.
Marketplace for July 20, 2011