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    Counting the Cost - What are politicians doing to the US economy?

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    Also on the show, decisions taken by the US Federal Reserve have a global impact, and President Barack Obama has decided who he would like to take the reins there. Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane tells us about the woman in line for the job, Janet Yellen. Plus, Walmart, the world's largest retailer, which has been trying to bust into the Indian market for some time, is now putting its expansion plans on hold. It is blaming strict government rules for the change in strategy, but it comes as a welcome relief for India's small businesses, who feared being overrun by the US giant. Faiz Jamil reports on the story from New Delhi. And finally, we head to France, where a ban on Sunday trading is being questioned by a growing number of retailers and shoppers.