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An Economic Snapshot

Small business owners in Fredericksburg, Virginia are starting to recover from the economic downturn. Antonio Neves returns to check their progress.

 

Cow Power

Reporter Stacey Delikat digs deep to discover what one Vermont farm is doing to lower its energy bills. [CC]

 

Balance of Trade

Trade between the United States and China is causing friction as the balance of trade tilts more and more in China's favor.

 

iPhone

In the six months leading up to the sale of Apple's original iPhone, the price of the company's stock increased close to fifty percent.

 

Mountain View Credit Union

In Mountain View, Idaho, high school students are learning and teaching financial literacy by operating a credit union for students.

 

Gas Prices

Why does the price of gasoline vary from gas station to gas station? It is all about supply, demand, and competition.

 

The Economy and Consumer Confidence

As a result of a worsening economy, people have begun to change spending habits. Antonio Neves reports on the economy and its impact ont he campaign. [CC]

 

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