The New York Times dug up an internal Wal-mart memo that shows the company hopes to keep down its costs by hiring more part-timers and discouraging unhealthy people from applying for jobs. Scott Tong reports.
Lots of American firms do business overseas, but foreign competitors argue the U.S. is unfairly tilting the field. Today in Washington, some will try to repeal a controversial U.S. trade practice. Scott Tong reports.
Hurricane Wilma tore through the heart of Florida's sugar-producing region, dealing a heavy blow to the state's cane growers. But there's still plenty of sugar to go around. Marketplace's Sam Eaton reports.
Where's the hottest new real estate market? The commute might be a bit much, but if you could, would you buy property on the moon? As Jocelyn Ford reports, you actually can... and there are already buyers in China.
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