Dec 23, 2011 Author James Livingston discusses why he's against thriftiness, and how more spending would benefit our economy and souls.
Nov 18, 2011 Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer looks at the pros and cons of buying refurbished items, as she shops for a new (or refurbished) phone.
Nov 16, 2011 Inflation isn't causing most Americans a problem at this point, but the prices of rental homes and apartments has risen in recent months.
Nov 16, 2011 Consumer sentiment and spending numbers have been inching higher in the last few weeks. But the ongoing high price of oil could put a cap on that growth.
Nov 15, 2011 NPD Group analyst Marshall Cohen says if debt deal isn't reached, consumers could pull back because of "distractions." But consumers will shop early -- and online.
Nov 21, 2011 With a plethora of deals websites like Groupon out there, it's possible you may never have to pay full price for anything again. But comedian Kristina Wong is tired of all the discounts.
Mar 28, 2011 Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web...
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Feb 16, 2011 French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis announced this morning that it will buy American biotech firm Genzyme -- bringing to end over six...
Sep 21, 2011 We talked to economist Daniel Altman about his latest book "Outrageous Fortunes," where he discusses the trends that he thinks will shape the...