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Market to Market June 28, 2013 (#3844)


By choosing not to rule, the Supreme Court paves the way for increased blends of ethanol. The Senate approves a measure creating a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. The Agriculture Department’s latest stocks and acreage reports move the markets. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. (27:43)

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In the News

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  • Obama Links Keystone Approval To Carbon Emissions
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  • Reid Pressures House To Pass Farm Bill
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