Marketplace Morning Report for Monday December 29, 2014
Dec 29, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday December 29, 2014

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The White House is working with businesses to find ways to prevent more cyber-extortion like the Sony hacks. How easy will it be for them to work together when the two sides are so frequently at odds over national security and government regulation? Plus, shareholders vote Monday on whether Walgreens should purchase the remaining 55 percent of the European drugstore company Alliance Boots that it doesn’t already own. We examine what’s behind the purchase and what will it mean for the American consumer.

Segments From this episode

Staying ahead of the curve on cyberthreats

Dec 29, 2014
Is it time to invest in open security architecture?

Walgreens poised to get bigger and go global

Dec 29, 2014
Merger with UK-based drugstore chain would greatly expand company's reach.

'The Interview' makes history

Dec 29, 2014
Downloads of “The Interview" give a healthy nudge to trend away from seeing movies in a theater.

PODCAST: Walgreens goes global

Dec 29, 2014
As Walgreens preps for a big merger, we look ahead to the economics of 2015.

The White House is working with businesses to find ways to prevent more cyber-extortion like the Sony hacks. How easy will it be for them to work together when the two sides are so frequently at odds over national security and government regulation? Plus, shareholders vote Monday on whether Walgreens should purchase the remaining 55 percent of the European drugstore company Alliance Boots that it doesn’t already own. We examine what’s behind the purchase and what will it mean for the American consumer.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC