Now Playing: 04-17-2012 Marketplace

Who should pay for public radio? Commentator Tucker Carlson says it shouldn't be the government. President Obama has asked Congress for help policing oil markets and price manipulation from speculators. There was an increase in housing permits, while housing starts themselves were down. In the latest installment of Conversations from the Corner Office, the founder of Patagonia speaks about sustainable manufacturing and conscientious labor practices. And Kai Ryssdal talks to the man who makes Ben Bernanke look good -- his barber.