Not getting that big bonus you were expecting? Don't despair -- now there's yacht timeshare. Marketplace's Stephen Beard tells Bill Radke how it works -- though you'll still need about $3 million to start.
Several U.S. companies are awaiting word from the Department of Energy on who will receive $2 billion in stimulus aimed at the electric car battery business. Sarah Gardner explores what's at stake for these companies.
The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly investigating a multitrillion-dollar financial market in London involved with credit-default swaps. Stephen Beard reports why this probe could be the start of a crackdown.
The increased competition among online stores has forced many e-retailers to slash their prices. That's hurt month-to-month sales growth, which has been negative since February. Dan Grech looks into which Web stores are holding up.
Ballpark Village was an under-construction shopping district next to St Louis' Busch Stadium that was supposed to be finished by today, but at the future site only stands a softball diamond. Adam Allington has the story.
Exxon is expected to invest $600 million to develop a new generation of fuels derived from algae. Mitchell Hartman explains the various environmental benefits to algae and Exxon's involvement with biofuel investing.
One reason for the success of financial institutions like Goldman Sachs is the emphasis on high-frequency trading. Jill Barshay explores how fast technology can provide a cutting edge in the marketplace.
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.