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Market to Market February 11, 2011 (#3624)


The head of the Fed tries to ease inflation worries. A trade agreement takes one step closer to ratification. And the latest ending stocks report brings out the bulls. Those stories and market analysis with Sue Martin. (27:45)

Tags: agriculture economy markets trade Wall Street

In the News

  • Experts: Contamination from GM Alfalfa Certain
    (Feb 11, 2011) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Contamination of organic and traditional crops by recently deregulated, genetically modified alfalfa is inevitable, agriculture experts said, despite Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's recent assurances the federal...
  • Study Suggests Higher Risk of Stroke With Diet Soda
    (Feb 11, 2011) LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not definitive proof of harm, but new research raises concern about diet soda.
  • Drought Endangers Chinese Winter Wheat Harvest
    (Feb 11, 2011) ROME (AP) -- China's winter wheat harvest is at risk because of a drought that has also led to shortages of drinking water for people and livestock, the U.N food agency said.
  • High Sugar Prices Help US Farmers Pay Off Debt
    (Feb 11, 2011) NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A series of disasters in Australia's sugarcane region and foul weather in Brazil, India and China have driven up world sugar prices, and many U.S farmers are making enough to pay off loans and buy new equipment.
  • Indonesians Hot Over Soaring Chili Prices
    (Feb 11, 2011) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- In spice-crazed Indonesia, a meal without fresh chilies is almost unthinkable.