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Market to Market December 19, 2008 (#3416)


In the News

  • Obama Picks Rep. Hilda Solis as Labor Secretary
    (Dec 19, 2008) CHICAGO (AP) - Nearing completion of his cabinet, President-elect Barack Obama has selected Rep Hilda L Solis (D., Calif.) as his labor secretary and former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk as U.S trade representative, officials said yesterday.
  • UN Says 33 Countries in Need of Food Aid
    (Dec 19, 2008) ROME (AP) — The United Nations says 33 countries are in need of food aid as a result of war, floods, crop failures or high domestic food prices.
  • Mexico Joins Canada in WTO Beef Complaint vs. US
    (Dec 19, 2008) GENEVA (AP) — Mexico joined Canada in opposing a new U.S law on country-of-origin labeling for fresh beef and pork by filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization on Thursday.
  • Pilgrim's Pride Shares Tumble on CEO Departure
    (Dec 19, 2008) New York (AP) - Shares of troubled Pilgrim's Pride Corp fell Wednesday after the nation's largest chicken producer said President and Chief Executive Clint Rivers has resigned.
  • More Women in Charge on Wisconsin Farms
    (Dec 19, 2008) MILWAUKEE (AP)--Lois Federman grew up on a 580-acre farm her great-grandparents settled southwest of Mineral Point, but she didn't think about running one until about 10 years ago.
  • Police in Maine Scramble to Solve Case of the Missing Eggs
    (Dec 19, 2008) TURNER, Maine (AP) - Maine State Police asked authorities throughout New England to be on the lookout for an unmarked truck hauling eggs without the proper paperwork as they investigate the theft of nearly 260,000 eggs from a Maine egg farm.
  • Burger King Launches Beef-Scented Body Spray
    (Dec 19, 2008) NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to beef up your mojo this holiday season?