Segments From this episode
Most New York City apartment dwellers can't boast about having a backyard. So where can they bury their pets after they pass away? Steven Thrasher explores the many options available in the pet death industry.
Soon after Verizon lowered the price of some of its wireless voice plans, AT&T followed suit with its own cuts. And experts expect cell plan prices to keep falling. Gregory Warner explains why.
Oil giant Shell and Malaysian state-run oil company Petronas have finalized a 20-year deal to develop the largest oil field in Iraq. Steve Chiotakis gets more details from Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
IPOs struggled in 2009 -- only about 41 companies came out with initial public offerings. But although it won't necessarily mean a windfall for banks, experts expect to see that number rise over 2010. Alisa Roth reports.
Inventor Carlos Cano has been testing his retractable "intelligent speed bump" in Mexico to the delight of slow drivers who've tried it out. But some in Mexico argue there is still a place for the traditional speed bump. Franc Contreras reports.
U.S. markets are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day, but markets in Asia and Europe are still active. Steve Chiotakis checks in with what's going on in the world markets with David Buick of BGC Partners.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 18, 2009