Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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On the third anniversary of Fukushima, a look at how U.S. energy providers calculate the viability of nuclear power versus its risk. Also, we examine the successful business model of Cars.com, which could be sold by the group of newspaper owners which created it in answer to a drop off in car ads. Also on tap, Walgreens is outfitting stores with a new type of software to help guide healthcare providers through checkups, using vast stores of data to tailor questions to a patient’s health history. We ask what predictive software can do to improve our health. Plus, a conversation with Globalist Stephan Richter about the pay disparity between men and women.
Women make about 85 percent of men in industrialized countries
It’s been three years since the Fukushima disaster prompted Japan to try weaning itself from nuclear power.
Posted In: nuclear power, energy
The economics of nuclear power are a tough sell.