As Medicare beneficiaries get down to choosing their drug plans, they may turn to their local pharmacy chain for help. But as Nancy Marshall Genzer reports, one should be cautious of a hidden conflict of interest.
Larry King is set to host his last episode of Larry King Live tonight. He'll go down in TV history for being a memorable host, but what he made his name in was product pitchman. Jennifer Collins reports.
In Japan the government is getting closer to cutting the corporate tax rate to spur economic growth. If the Japanese cut their 40 percent rate the U.S. will have the highest corporate tax rate in the industrialized world -- 39 percent.
The number of new homes people started to build was up in November, more than expected. Couple that with news from RealtyTrac that there were 21 percent fewer foreclosure filings for the month, and you could be thinking the housing market's on the rebound. Janet Babin has more.
Jeremy Hobson speaks with Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell on all things inflation: the Consumer Price Index, the Producer Prince Index, and what China's 5 percent inflation rate means for the global economy.
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.