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NPR's Business News starts with another axe falling on Wall Street.
The sub-prime mortgage mess has claimed another casualty in the financial world. Wall Street giant Morgan Stanley says it's giving the boot to co-president Zoe Cruz. Cruz was one of the highest-ranking women in finance. After 25 years at the firm, she now joins executives from other Wall Street giants like Citigroup and Merrill Lynch who've left after their companies lost billions of dollars on investments in the mortgage market.
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