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Power Breakfast: The Agricultural Commodities Market

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From [Capitol News Connection (http://capitolnewsconnection.org):

Today, we go for a spin on the wild and wooly ride that is the agricultural commodities market!

OK, that may be over-selling a bit -- but it sounds better than "commodity position limits and the consumer protection act." Wonky or not, the subject matter before a House Agriculture subcommittee this morning is part of the ongoing process of implementing one of the most significant legislative acts of 2010: the sweeping Wall Street reform bill.


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'Quartet' Member: Nobel Peace Prize Is 'Very Important For Tunisia'

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Volkswagen Faces Uphill Battle In Repairing Tarnished Reputation

Volkswagen faces two enormous repair jobs: fixing its polluting diesel cars and its battered reputation. Both may be much harder to fix than anything other scandal-plagued car companies have faced.

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