Dec 5, 2012 North Dakota's oil boom has drawn thousands of workers to the state, overwhelming small towns. Rents are sky high. Workers live in barracks called mancamps. And there's not much to do besides work. One promoter brought martial arts fighting to town -- the Williston Basin Blowout.
Nov 19, 2012 The company has started buying its stock to boost its share price and rumors are buzzing the stock purchase is a defensive move to stave off a buyout from a competing firm.
Dec 10, 2012 A boom fueled by hydraulic fracturing of shale should add millions of jobs in the U.S. The question: How long will it last?
Nov 12, 2012 The International Energy Agency is forecasting that the U.S. will become the biggest oil producer in the world within the next decade.
Nov 7, 2012 Car country played a big role in President Obama's re-election last night. Michigan and Ohio both benefited from the auto industry bailout and both went for the President last night.
Nov 7, 2012 What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.
Nov 1, 2012 Indie rockers The National take a break from a recording session in upstate New York to talk politics and election issues, and perform a version of their economically inspired "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
Jun 17, 2013 When Marketplace went looking for music that had something to say about this election year and the issues that affect regular Americans, The National volunteered its song, “Bloodbuzz Ohio.”
Jun 17, 2013 Reporter Krissy Clark sits down with the lead singer of The National to see how a 'non-political' band makes music in an election year.