The Brookings Institution released a study saying country's getting older and less educated. Report authors suggest recruiting skilled, educated immigrants to help the workforce. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
During the financial crisis, CalPERS, California's state retirement system,lost hundreds of millions on complex securities and shaky real estate deals. Now it's not clear how long it can pay out its strong benefits. Jennifer Collins reports.
A new amendment to the Senate's financial regulation bill would ban investment banks from betting against that products that they sell to their customers. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.
Alongside the gargantuan clean-up costs of the BP oil leak are the costs to the local seafood industry, which supplies more than 20% of the nation's seafood. The spill has a huge potential impact on demand. Sabri Ben-Achour reports.
The Obama administration could impose big tariffs on Chinese steel pipe in the next few days, a sign the U.S. is ready to take China to the mat. The government says a lot of those pipes, were sold for less than fair value. Alisa Roth reports.
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