Officials in Germany, France and Britain want to enact a global bank tax, one U.K. prime minister Gordon Brown hopes would prevent bankers from shopping around for relief in other countries. Bob Moon talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
Big companies like Google and General Electric want President Obama to help install smart electricity meters in homes and small businesses to save money and cut CO2 emissions. Brett Neely explores what's holding the technology back.
Drug ads are required by law to lay out the fine print of any product, but marketers tend to soften the blow of any side effects by pairing foreboding audio with positive, distracting pictures. That soon may change. Gregory Warner reports.
Most TV sets aren't properly equipped to watch content in 3-D yet, but broadcasters are going to great lengths to make sure programs like sporting events are ready to view in three dimensions. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A new report says office vacancies are at their highest level in 16 years, with over 11 million square feet opening up in the first quarter of this year. Marketplace's Amy Scott tells Bill Radke how to size that figure up.
Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.