Marketplace for Thursday, February 7, 2013
We look at whether the merger between American and US Airways will really shake up the industry. Microsoft goes after Google in the style of a political attack ad. Fashion journalist Kate Betts discusses Fashion Week trends and the economics behind them. Dan Gorenstein previews Steven Soderbergh's latest film, "Side Effects," a thriller surrounding pharmaceutical pills. Commentator Afi Odelia Scruggs talks about the emotional impact of finding out her great great grandfather was worth, as a slave, the same amount in modern dollars as her 10-year-old car. And journalist Charlie LeDuff talks about the city of Detroit's slow decline and what it can teach the rest of the country.