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At some Wal-Marts, health care in your shopping cart

Sarah McCammon | Sep 23, 2014
Wal-Mart is opening its own health clinics at some stores in the rural South.
Posted In: nurses, South, Wal-Mart

PODCAST: The climate change odd couple

David Brancaccio | Sep 23, 2014
World markets slump, a solution to inversions, and an odd couple in climate change.

At in-store clinics, $4 checkups for Wal-Mart workers

Sarah McCammon | Sep 23, 2014
The company hopes the clinics will help save money on employee health care.
Posted In: health care, Walmart

Investors await another big IPO

Amy Scott | Sep 23, 2014
The Royal Bank of Scotland hopes to raise $3.5 billion.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, IPO, Scotland
"North Dakota Flaring of Gas" by Joshua Doubek - via Wikimedia

Oil companies and environmental non-profits team up

Dan Weissmann | Sep 23, 2014
A partnership to cut emissions of methane—a potent greenhouse gas—in drilling.

An unconventional solution to tax reform

David Brancaccio | Sep 23, 2014
Stan Collender on repealing federal corporate income tax.

The U.S. Treasury takes steps to stop tax inversions

Noel King | Sep 23, 2014
The new rules eliminates some of the financial benefits of heading overseas.

Thank the Japanese Prime Minister for that new car deal

David Brancaccio | Sep 23, 2014
A story of inflation and car prices.
Posted In: cars, inflation

Spilling the beans on Starbucks' coffee-beer

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 22, 2014
Like a stout, but the other way around?
Posted In: beer, latte, starbucks

Blackberry's not dead yet

Tracey Samuelson | Sep 22, 2014
Despite the ongoing death watch, Blackberry is still launching products.