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Talking Points: Million-dollar car repair, federal furloughs, world's biggest trader

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Why does it cost so much to fix a supercar? Most high performance cars are made with carbon fiber and other expensive materials that need the care of specialists. For example, part of the engine bay in actor Rowan Atkinson's rare McLaren F1 automobile is gold -- the best heat conductor available. Atkinson, who is best known for his role as Mr. Bean, crashed the car in 2011, badly damaging...