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Market to Market January 11, 2008 (#3319)


In the News

  • Administration to Push Free Trade Deals
    (Jan 11, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said Thursday the Bush administration would use its last year in office to push for approval for three pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea.
  • Uncertainty Over Tax Credit Worries Wind Energy Producers
    (Jan 11, 2008) WORTHINGTON, Minn (AP) - Investors in wind-powered electricity are paying close attention to deliberations in Washington over a soon-to-expire tax credit.
  • China Says Farmland Is for Cultivation
    (Jan 11, 2008) BEIJING (AP) — China stressed Thursday that farmland should be used for cultivation, not gobbled up by construction as the country's rapid development pushes further into the countryside.
  • Decision on Listing Polar Bear Postponed
    (Jan 11, 2008) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal officials said Monday that they will need a few more weeks to decide whether polar bears need protection under the Endangered Species Act because of global warming.