Segments From this episode
A 1992 Supreme Court ruling that says retailers without a physical presence can forgo collecting local sales tax is costing states billions of dollars in lost revenue. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is hoping to make a deal with a generic drug maker to diversify. Marketplace's Gregory Warner reports why Pfizer is shifting its strategy and what it wants from a generics deal.
Next week, the Senate begins considering Senator Christopher Dodd's financial overhaul bill. But the proposal may not do enough to protect consumers against payday lenders. Brett Neely explores why that group may need tougher regulations.
Senators John Kerry, Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham are preparing to introduce a major piece of climate change legislation that could let oil companies off the hook for carbon emissions. Alisa Roth reports.
Nissan announced will begin producing electric cars in the U.K., while Ford will be making energy-efficient cars with half a billion dollars in loan guarantees from the British government. Stephen Beard reports.
The U.S. ambassador to China's public criticism of China's currency policies may have turned up the heat on the dispute between the two countries. John Dimsdale reports
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 18, 2010