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, 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.  

Quiz: Which countries pay women the most?

Women make about 85 percent of men in industrialized countries

PODCAST: Nuclear economics, post-Fukushima

It’s been three years since the Fukushima disaster prompted Japan to try weaning itself from nuclear power.

Health companies eye predictive software for patient care

Many industry leaders think healthcare should be more like Burger King.
Posted In: ACA, Obamacare, technology, patient, care, Health

After delay, U.S. builds four new nuclear reactors

The economics of nuclear power are a tough sell.
Posted In: nuclear power, energy and the great newspaper experiment

Classified Ventures is trying to sell for $3 billion.
Posted In: cars,, newspapers

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OJ & Cereal
Live In Vanilla
Boy Robot
The Equator
Tell Me What Will It Be?

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