New housing construction rose more than expected last month. But how do these numbers play into the bigger picture of the current real estate market? Steve Chiotakis gets further analysis from Richard DeKaser at Woodley Park Resarch.
Toyota is considering a recall of its best-selling car, the Corolla, for power steering problems. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson about some of the complaints from American consumers and what Toyota plans to do going forward.
Oil companies BP and ConocoPhillips and a heavy equipment maker are pulling out of a group working to get climate change legislation through Congress. Some at the companies feel the legislation is unfair for oil refiners. Jennifer Collins reports.
President Obama is set to sign an executive order tomorrow creating a bipartisan panel to recommend ways to reduce the deficit. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson about why this budget panel is different from the last one.
Abbey Road is a holy place for Beatles fans the world over. But the future of the famous studio is in doubt, as the private equity firm that bought the record company that owns it is in trouble and reportedly ready to sell. Stephen Beard reports.
Toyota may have been criticized for how it's handled the recall crisis, but Japanese companies also differ from U.S. companies in how they deal with those types of heavy situations. Alisa Roth explores cultural disparities.
Until now it's been a struggle to use food stamps at restaurants, but L.A. county's new Restaurant Meals program now allows EBT to be accepted at 500 locations, including Dominos and El Pollo Loco. Vanessa Romo reports.
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