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Marketplace for Tuesday, March 6, 2012

On Super Tuesday, we explore how the extended, expensive GOP primary race could help state primaries that never mattered before -- in big media markets like California and New York. A new report says student loan debt now tops U.S. credit card debt. IBM's Watson will use its talents on Wall Street in a Citigroup deal. GM has announced that it's temporarily suspending manufacture of the Chevy Volt. And Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore offers some super PAC satire.

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Oil prices fell today on the possible resumption of nuclear talks between Iran, the U.S. and its allies. But would prices stay down for long? Here, oil traders work on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange in New York City.
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