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Market to Market November 12, 2010 (#3611)

A broad coalition of advocacy groups file suit against the EPA over increased blends of ethanol. Days after Republicans gain control of the U.S. House, a bipartisan panel unveils its plans to cut the deficit. Bullish production, supply and demand estimates ignite blistering rallies in the commodity markets. Those stories and market analysis with Alan Brugler. (27:44)

Tags: agriculture commodity prices Congress deficit Environmental Protection Agency ethanol markets renewable fuels Republicans

In the News

  • G-20 Fallout
    (Nov 12, 2010) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world's most important economies are going home to look after themselves.
  • Japan Says It Will Open Up Economy
    (Nov 12, 2010) YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- Acknowledging that its global economic status is declining, Japan's government is declaring it will work to "open up the country" and redouble efforts to forge free trade agreements to boost its economic prospects.
  • Lawyers Say Winning Egg Related Lawsuits Difficult
    (Nov 12, 2010) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled...
  • Kids Meal Crackdown
    (Nov 12, 2010) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It's a happy moment for people who see the Happy Meal as anything but.
  • Scott Asks EPA to Delay Florida Water Pollution Rules
    (Nov 12, 2010) MIAMI, Florida (AP) - Florida's incoming governor and other newly elected Republicans on Friday joined a chorus of politicians and others who have been urging the Environmental Protection Agency to delay new water pollution rules.
  • Eat a Carrot, Hurt the Economy?
    (Nov 12, 2010) LONDON (AP) -- Eating a healthy diet may be good for you, but it may be unintentionally slimming for the economies of some developing countries, a new study says.
  • USDA Plan Could Partially Lift Sugar Beet Ban
    (Nov 12, 2010) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Federal agriculture officials have released a plan to let farmers plant genetically modified sugar beets while a lawsuit over them is resolved, but farmers fear a partial lifting of a court-ordered ban won't come in time...