Apr 9, 2012 China -- which controls 90 percent of the rare earths market -- looks to finally consolidate and streamline the sector there.
Apr 10, 2012 Marketplace’s China correspondent travels where few have gone before and visits the production line.
Apr 9, 2012 What do you suggest is the best way for middle-income baby boomers to support their children's post-bachelor's degree educations? Anne, Burlington, VT
Apr 5, 2012 Marketplace's Rob Schmitz is one of the few reporters to gain access into a Foxconn factory. He discusses what working conditions were like for the workers there.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 4, 2012 A top Chinese official called for the country to crack down on its bank monopoly. Small businesses have had trouble getting loans and that's putting a damper on China's growth.
Apr 5, 2012 Marketplace's Rob Schmitz takes you behind the scenes of Foxconn for exclusive access into what life is like for the workers who help assemble your Apple products.
Mar 30, 2012 Foxconn says it'll hike pay and limit work hours after an investigation found the firm was regularly violating labor rules.
Mar 29, 2012 The U.S. government has confirmed that the economy grew 3 percent last quarter, and that could mean that the U.S. economy and the European economy are going to diverge this year as the U.S. grows and Europe shrinks.
Mar 30, 2012 Auret van Heerden, president of the Fair Labor Association, discusses working conditions at Foxconn's factories and the fixes that Apple and Foxconn are promising.