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Bucket of ice

The cold truth about the ice business

Tommy Andres and John Sepulvado | Mar 31, 2014
How many bags of ice do you buy a year? Enough to make it a $2.5 billion industry, that's how much.
Posted In: ICE

As fast food makes inroads, India's obesity rate rockets

Rahul Tandon | Mar 31, 2014
For many better-off young Indians, Western-style fast food is considered cool. And as they down burgers and sugary sodas, obesity is spreading.
Posted In: obesity

Happy Birthday, world's most valuable company

Michelle Philippe | Mar 31, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Posted In: April, feng shui
Japanese camera car

Back up a sec: what's a 'rear-view visibility system?'

David Gura | Mar 31, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will begin phasing the cameras into 2016 models.

What happens when you shout "buy!"

Paddy Hirsch | Mar 31, 2014
Michael Lewis' book, "Flash Boys," reveals a great deal, including people's confusion about the stock market

PODCAST: UN warns of climate change effects

David Brancaccio | Mar 31, 2014
The Senate Finance Committee thinks about bringing back expired tax breaks. And a look at the safety and costs of in vitro births.

NAACP's former head is going to Silicon Valley

David Brancaccio | Mar 31, 2014
Benjamin Jealous is taking his fight for civil rights to the tech sector

Making in vitro births safer and less costly

Sally Herships | Mar 31, 2014
A new statement says IVF practice can cause problems

Doctors and developers are building apps to keep you sober

Ben Johnson | Mar 31, 2014
Some mixed reviews of apps for recovering alcoholics.
Posted In: alcoholism

Senate Finance Committee chair to review tax breaks

David Gura | Mar 31, 2014
A Senate proposal for a temporary extension
Posted In: Ron Wyden, tax breaks



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