Segments From this episode
For years, the state of Washington has lured tourists to the Pacific Northwest with images of snow-capped mountains and Orca whales. But with a state budget fight in store, that marketing has come to an abrupt end.
The Obama administration has been pushing for major high speed rail investment. So far, the U.S. has invested $7 billion in the technology. In China, the country has spent $309 billion on building a futuristic bullet train system.
Bruce McCain, chief investment strategist at Key Private Bank, explains the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program -- and predicts what happens to the U.S. economy now.
The world's largest Internet retailer has threatened to sever its ties with online associate retailers in response to California's new sales tax.
Monsanto is under federal investigation for using cash incentives to persuade distributors to buy the world's top selling herbicide -- Roundup.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 30, 2011