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May 11, 2011

Marketplace for May 11, 2011

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Marketplace for May 11, 2011

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FDA cracks down on artificial hip-makers

May 11, 2011
The FDA has ordered 20 makers of certain types of artificial hips to further study the implants, even though they've already been approved.

The Canadian answer to U.S. energy

May 11, 2011
Canada has more oil reserves than the U.S. And there's a way to get that oil here in America.

Health care reform, New Orleans-style

May 11, 2011
Hurricane Katrina wiped out all the public hospitals in New Orleans, and gave the city a rare chance to rebuild in a new way.

U.S. exports jump, but trade gap widens

May 11, 2011
Oil imports, up nearly 20 percent because of price increases, erase best export mark in nearly 20 years.

Letters: The non-organic future

May 11, 2011
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: responses to the question of whether organic farming can feed the world.

Hedge fund manager guilty of insider trading

May 11, 2011
Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty on all 14 counts, handing the federal government a major victory in its campaign against insider trading.

Rajaratnam guilty: The impact on Wall Street

May 11, 2011
Jacob Frenkel, former enforcement lawyer at the SEC, discusses whether the Rajaratnam guilty verdict will mean similar prosecutions down the line, and if it will change behavior on Wall Street.

Congress to consider oil subsidies tomorrow

May 11, 2011
Oil company executives will come before the Senate Finance Committee tomorrow to defend the tax breaks their companies receive from the government. We get a preview of what's to come.

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