Marketplace for Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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After being bailed out by the government in 2008, AIG is considering suing the U.S. government over the terms of the bailout. With more and more movies being filmed outside of Hollywood, businesses that once solely depended on the L.A. movie industry have to find new ways to make money. The battle between austerity and stimulus is being hashed out by Britain’s coalition government. Retail pharmacies are using the flu vaccine to make big bucks. Low-wage warehouse workers are suing Walmart for wage theft, even though they don't directly work for the retailer. And coin designer Garrett Burke talks about his concept for a proposed trillion-dollar coin.
Posted In: hollywood, california, film, Entertainment
With more and more movies being filmed outside of Hollywood, Los Angeles businesses that once solely depended on the movie industry have to find new ways to make money.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota
The oil boom in North Dakota has attracted tens of thousands of people looking for work. There are a lot of jobs, but it's not a boom for everyone.