E-readers allow users to read books digitally, but sales of the hand-held devices have grown slowly. That may be changing as Amazon and Sony, along with some well-funded start-ups, push a new generation of e-readers. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Chances are that when you turn on the TV, you'll end up seeing some sort of political advertising. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Politico's Kenneth Vogel about how broadcasters make a lot of money from these commercials.
Some people think the future of the movie industry is in 3-D films. But a battle is brewing between Fox and theater chain Regal Entertainment Group over who will pick up the tab for 3-D glasses. Jill Barshay reports.
Marketplace's Tess Vigeland and Amy Scott are back traveling the country, seeing how people they met six months ago are holding up in this recession. They talk with Kai Ryssdal from Salt Lake City and Charlotte, N.C.
As GM considers bankruptcy, the company's stakeholders are worrying about losses on their investments. Some bondholders may see returns on their money, but others could be arguing over pennies. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Wells Fargo recently announced record first-quarter profits, which sent bank stocks rising. But how is the banking industry's outlook improving while the rest of the economy looks so bad? Bob Moon reports.
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