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Iran's asking customers to pay for its oil in Euros. Some have already started. Marketplace's Jeff Tyler discusses what it might mean if traders start pulling out the Euros to pay for crude.
Many scientists are urging the White House to toughen U.S. smog standards. Sarah Gardner reports on growing concerns over our dirty skies and how ethanol's become part of the search for a solution.
Some analysts are now saying publicly what others have been thinking: There's got to be a wider economic impact before the housing slump is over. Amy Scott reports.
An upstart service in New York that shuttles travelers between Manhattan and JFK Airport is thriving, even though it charges the highest per-mile rate in the city. Jason Paur checked it out.
A report says a government document meant to keep terrorists from buying stuff in the U.S. is being used by businesses to deny services to innocent people. Janet Babin reports.
Democrats unveiled an initiative that would force the U.S. to include worker protections in trade deals — a move that could sink some White House free trade aspirations in Latin America. Dan Grech reports.