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Market to Market (October 18, 2013)

posted on October 18, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Market to Market (October 18, 2013)
Full Program: An 11th hour deal ends the shutdown and keeps the U.S. from defaulting on the debt. Despite controversy surrounding GMOs, three biotech pioneers win the World Food Prize. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

Market to Market (August 12, 2011)

posted on August 12, 2011 at 4:44 PM

Market to Market (August 12, 2011)
Full Program: Lawmakers announce committee members tasked with cutting the national debt. USDA decreases corn production estimates and increases its guess on ending stocks. And Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack proposes yet another version of mandatory animal ID. Those... Full Story

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America

posted on August 12, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America
The debate over taxes, entitlement spending, and a congressional “super” committee spilled into the Heartland this week as top presidential candidates pressed the flesh at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

Debt Ceiling Deal Weighs on Rural America

posted on August 5, 2011 at 3:31 PM

President Obama and congressional leaders reached a last-minute deal this week to raise the debt ceiling and slash federal spending. Full Story

Debt Ceiling Negotiations Press Forward

posted on July 22, 2011 at 5:18 PM

Debt Ceiling Negotiations Press Forward
President Obama and congressional leaders weigh various plans ahead of tenous debt ceiling compromise. Full Story

High Sugar Prices Help US Farmers Pay Off Debt

posted on February 11, 2011 at 2:02 PM

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. Full Story

Presidential Debt Commission Unveils Early Proposals

posted on November 11, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Presidential Debt Commission Unveils Early Proposals
America's cavernous trade deficit narrowed slightly in September, but it's still running well above last year's shortfall. Full Story

U.S. Trade Deficit Surpasses $700 Billion

posted on July 13, 2007 at 8:07 PM

U.S. Trade Deficit Surpasses $700 Billion
Forget Pamploma, Spain, the "REAL" running of the bulls this week was on Wall Street where the leading stock index surged to record highs. Full Story

Trade Deficit Widens

posted on February 16, 2007 at 8:02 PM

Trade Deficit Widens
The new trade report showed the deficit with China shot up nearly 16 percent – or $232 billion dollars last year – the largest imbalance ever recorded with any country. The U.S. also set a record trade gap of $88 billion dollars with Japan ...... Full Story

Budget Bill Cuts Federal Deficits by Nearly $40 Billion

posted on December 23, 2005 at 8:12 PM

Budget Bill Cuts Federal Deficits by Nearly $40 Billion
By the narrowest of margins, a vote of 51 to 50, the senate passed legislation to reduce federal spending by nearly $40 billion dollars over the next five years. Full Story

Debt Pressures Weigh on Brazilian Ag Expansion

posted on October 7, 2005 at 8:10 PM

Debt Pressures Weigh on Brazilian Ag Expansion
Brazilian farmers in one of that country's booming agricultural regions are running head-on into the problems of rapid expansion, not the least of which is a massive debt load. Full Story

U.S. Trade Deficit Soars

posted on March 18, 2005 at 8:03 PM

U.S. Trade Deficit Soars
According to Commerce Department figures released this week, the U.S trade deficit soared to an all-time high of $665.9 billion (B) in 2004.. Full Story

Argentina Moves To Cut Huge Debt

posted on June 4, 2004 at 8:06 PM

Argentina's government this week announced a new offer to restructure $100 billion of the country's debt, hoping to regain access to international credit markets and restore investor confidence. Full Story

Posturing on farm issues heats up

posted on January 11, 2002 at 8:01 PM

Posturing on farm issues heats up
Congress won't return from the Holiday recess until January 23rd. Full Story

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