The New Year's Eve celebration in New York City's Times Square will have a reconfigured streetscape. Earlier this year a section of Broadway became a pedestrian mall. Reporter Andrea Bernstein looked into how the change affected local businesses.
Timber theft is on the rise, as are attempts by state governments to stop it. In Alabama some proposed regulations to protect the state's $15 billion timber industry are causing a dust-up. Tanya Ott reports.
The Commerce Department can raise tariffs on steel pipes imported from China, following a ruling by the International Trade Commission. But the ITC decision virtually guarantees more sniping between the two countries. Jeff Tyler reports.
The Treasury Department has decided to give auto-financing company GMAC another $3.8 billion bailout on top of the $12 billion it's already received. But the reason GMAC's in so much trouble doesn't have much to do with weak car sales. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital platforms, Marketplace programs are heard by more than 12 million weekly listeners. This makes the Marketplace portfolio the most widely heard business or economic programming in the country.