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Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.


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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

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  • Traders at the New York Stock ExchangeMore oversight for Wall Street, but is it enough?
    The Federal Reserve will have more power to oversee the financial industry, under one of the proposals outlined by Treasury secretary Henry Paulson Monday. The idea is to give the industry and consumers more information about the complicated ways Wall Street handles risk. And in the process, the federal government is updating a system that hasn't seen change since the Civil War.9:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Christopher Phelan: Advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and professor of economics at the University of Minnesota
    Dean Baker: Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
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  • Alex the parrotThe life of the animal mind
    Scientists have shown that animals such as dogs and birds not only have the capacity for language, but also for creating complicated social alliances. Midmorning examines the formerly unknown potential of the animal psyche.10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Alex Kacelnik: Professor of Behavioural Ecology at the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford.
    Irene Pepperberg: Cognitive psychologist at Brandeis University. And founder of The Alex Foundation. She trained Alex, an African Grey parrot, who could name 50 objects at the time of his death last year.
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