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By Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour
In India, high demand for wives sends young women into marriages far from home…
Calif. Inmates 'Prepared to Starve Themselves' to Protest Indefinite Isolation…
Despite a 1990 global treaty illegalizing the sale of elephant tusks, religious faiths across Asia value ivory and are willing to pay for it. In China, demand has been met with the construction of major factories to process and produce…
News Wrap: California Gasoline Prices Spike Causing Panicked Rush to the Pumps…
Amid concern over tensions and violence in Iraq and Syria, oil prices rose to nearly $100 a barrel Friday. Jeffrey Brown discusses the ongoing hunt for untapped reserves of energy and how the demand for energy has shaped political and…
A complaint lodged with the PBS Ombudsman was passed along after Friday's broadcast and seemed worth answering in a public forum. "I do not understand why Paul Solman did not challenge Roberto Rigobon when he said rising prices…
Oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp. reported Thursday that its earnings plunged 66 percent in the second quarter, following a steep decline in fuel prices over the past year.
Question: Why do CEOs make so much money? The answer must be supply and demand, but I would like to hear a good analysis of the cost benefit. I do realize too however: Would…
Question: It seems to me like the Fed and the Treasury are trying very hard to keep asset prices high. The Fed has vastly increased the money supply, partly by lowering interest rates to zero, and partially through quantitative easing.
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