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1401 10-29-2014-Marketplace-The Rule of 1 Billion2014-10-29 19:00:32
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1402 10-28-2014-Marketplace-Twitter dive2014-10-28 19:00:50
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1403 10-27-2014 Marketplace Ebola HR2014-10-27 19:00:24
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1404 10-24-2014 Marketplace Ebola in Gotham2014-10-24 19:00:19
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1405 10-23-2014 Marketplace - Blue chipped2014-10-23 19:00:29
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1406 10-22-2014 Marketplace - Johnson & Johnson & Ebola2014-10-22 19:05:39
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1407 10-21-2014 Marketplace - Crash course2014-10-21 19:09:10
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1408 10-20-2014 Marketplace the Sustained Drop2014-10-20 19:00:47
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1409 10-17-2014 Marketplace Ebola Czar Explained2014-10-17 19:00:21
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1410 10-16-2014 Marketplace - Pick a volatility villain2014-10-16 19:07:56
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1411 10-15-2014 Marketplace -Shot Clock Til You Drop2014-10-15 19:04:05
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1412 10-14-2014 Marketplace - Crisis management2014-10-14 19:00:20
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1413 10-13-2014 Marketplace - No polar bear politics2014-10-13 19:09:18
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1414 10-10-2014 Marketplace - It's a casino2014-10-10 19:00:28
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1415 10-09-2014 - Marketplace - Icahn, iGlass2014-10-09 19:00:00
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1416 10-08-2014 Marketplace2014-10-08 19:17:12
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1417 10-06-2014 Marketplace - Twin Peaks, Twinned2014-10-07 18:34:41
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1418 10-05-2014 Marketplace - Hewlett [and] Packard?2014-10-06 19:05:48
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1419 10-03-14 Marketplace - Is Phillips Curving?2014-10-03 19:00:35
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1420 10-02-14 - Marketplace - The Stronger Dollar2014-10-02 16:01:57
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10-02-14 - Marketplace - The Stronger Dollar

The dollar is getting stronger. For that, you can thank the decision to roll back quantitative easing in the U.S., and the European Central Bank's decision to do more QE in the EU. Some people love a strong dollar, but others don't. We look at why the dollar's doing better, and who the winners and losers are this time round. Meanwhile, oil prices are falling in part because the global production of oil is reducing Saudi Arabia's — and therefore OPEC's — influence. Saudi Arabia was the swing state that could turn production up or down to affect prices. Now it's keeping production up despite falling prices to avoid losing foreign buyers. Plus, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is getting into the auto market. The company is buying the Van Tuyl Group, which is America's fifth-largest dealership. The purchase price is unknown, but we do know that whatever Buffett does, others watch very closely. What's behind the move, and what does it say about the auto biz?…read more