[00:02]Some economists believe that given its stage of
[00:06]development, China spends too much on expensive items
[00:10]like high-speed rail lines.
[00:14]However, whether such a sense of fairness evolved
[00:17]independently in capuchins and humans, or whether it
[00:21]stems from the common ancestor that the species had
[00:25]35 million years ago, is, as yet, an unanswered question.
[00:33]The jar had been provided by an infected patient. Experts
[00:37]say it's the first time in U.S. history that peanut butter has
[00:40]been linked to a salmonella outbreak.
[00:47]The mail? I asked Michael Maroney, who is vice
[00:51]president of sales for the Newport Beach, Calif.-based
[00:55]retailer Monex, as I imagined my own postal carrier
[00:59]slipping a gold bar in my apartment's group boxes.
[01:06]Shell has insisted that "unconventional" hydrocarbon
[01:10]sources such as tar sands are all justified to ensure that
[01:15]the world does not run out of oil too soon.
[01:21]Canadian economist Jeff Rubin has a somewhat
[01:26]oracular reputation. Since 2000, he has predicted a massive
[01:30]oil-price spike, and he was among the first in 2007 to
[01:35]prophesy that oil would soar over $100 per barrel.
[01:42]One of the most frequently cited U.S. economic
[01:45]statistics is the Consumer Price Index, commonly (and
[01:49]erroneously) referred to as the cost-of-living index.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-239789-1.html