This morning we'll get the GDP number -- telling us how fast the economy grew -- from the U.S. government. Alisa Roth explains how we can interpret that number, and what it means.
Toyota announced this morning it's recalling 1.7 million vehicles. This time, the problem is with various faulty parts, including defective fuel devices. Alisa Roth has more.
The President gave his State of the Union Address last night. Among his many talking points, President Barack Obama hopes cutting corporate taxes will keep the U.S. globally competitive. Alisa Roth has more.
An Academy Award -- or even a nomination -- is a ticket to success for actors and directors. But what does it mean for the rest of the Hollywood food chain? The editors, the sound guys, and the camera operators?
Delaware's Federal Court will hear two cases today regarding two bankrupt sub-prime mortgage lenders. The cases ask whether the lenders can trash thousands of boxes of original loan documents. Alisa Roth explains.
Posted In: Auto
Federal rules to increase fuel efficiency start to go into effect next year. Making cars smaller is the easiest way to boost miles per gallon, but Americans typically don't like small cars. As Marketplace's Alisa Roth reports, another road to greater fuel efficiency is to make cars lighter.
Posted In: Small Business
President Obama has ordered a review of regulations that might stifle economic growth. He wants to remove federal rules that are outdated, unnecessary, and "just plain dumb." But for small businesses, state and local regulations can be a big chill on hiring and growth.