U.S. markets are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day, but markets in Asia and Europe are still active. Steve Chiotakis checks in with what's going on in the world markets with David Buick of BGC Partners.
Inventor Carlos Cano has been testing his retractable "intelligent speed bump" in Mexico to the delight of slow drivers who've tried it out. But some in Mexico argue there is still a place for the traditional speed bump. Franc Contreras reports.
The departure of Jay Leno from prime time opens up an hour for NBC to fill with dramas and scripted shows. And many Hollywood producers and writers are breathing a collective sigh of relief. Bob Moon reports.
IPOs struggled in 2009 -- only about 41 companies came out with initial public offerings. But although it won't necessarily mean a windfall for banks, experts expect to see that number rise over 2010. Alisa Roth reports.
Most New York City apartment dwellers can't boast about having a backyard. So where can they bury their pets after they pass away? Steven Thrasher explores the many options available in the pet death industry.
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.