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The U.S. Coast Guard set fire to parts of a giant oil slick that is spreading just off the Louisiana coast. Burning the oil is designed to keep it from drifting into coastal estuaries and wetlands filled with wildlife. John Dimsdale reports clean-up crews are facing no easy choices.
At a Senate hearing, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein was asked if his bank had an obligation to tell clients they were being sold a shoddy product. Blankein said investors knew what they were getting into. If he's right, why would anyone want to bet against them? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Marketplace for Wednesday, April 28, 2010