The cost of living rose more slowly than expected in December. Bill Radke talks to Julia Coronado, senior economist at BNP Paribas, about how food and energy costs rope into the core rate of inflation.
A review found that the agents in charge of investing California pension money collected millions of dollars in fees from eager investment firms. Similar activity was found in other states as well. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The big investment banks are getting set to release quarterly profits next week, and analysts are not feeling optimistic. Jeremy Hobson reports where the bottom line will probably be for many banks and why.
U.S. figure skating doesn't enjoy the same mega-ratings it did when it boasted names like Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding. But as the top sport in the Olympic Winter Games, fans are still expected to tune in. Mitchell Hartman reports.
According to a new study, New Orleaneans get more efficient and affordable health care than most American adults, and are saddled with less medical debt. Post-Katrina clinics better networking are partially responsible. Gregory Warner reports.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd may drop plans for a new Consumer Protection Agency. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton about what's behind the turnaround and why consumer advocates aren't happy with the move.
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