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Market to Market August 6, 2010 (#3549)


Commodity prices rally, despite private estimates of record U.S. corn and soybean production. BP makes progress in the Gulf, but a hypoxic area known as the "Dead Zone" continues to grow. Despite agreeing to the largest civil rights settlement in U.S. history more than a decade ago, thousands of black farmers are still waiting to see the money. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. (24:46)

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