Mar 15, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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Airing on Tuesday, March 15, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about drug prices; we'll cover Valeant earnings; and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson joins us from Austin, TX, to talk brand storytelling at SXSW.

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Who wins March Madness? The NCAA

Mar 15, 2016
Revenues from men's college basketball are up, but athletes' scholarships often don't even cover college costs.
Revenue for men's college basketball is at an all-time high, but athletes' scholarships often don't cover the entire cost of attending college.
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Valeant swears off aggressive drug pricing strategy

Mar 15, 2016
Valeant and a handful other firms may ditch a model that's come under fire.
 Valeant and a handful other firms  may ditch a model that's come under fire.
Image via Life Science Association of Manitoba/YouTube

What we think about when we think about gas prices

Mar 15, 2016
Paying for anything causes pain, and paying for gas causes constant pain.
Paying for anything causes pain, and paying for gas causes constant pain.
J Pat Carter/Getty Images

The road to self-driving cars

Mar 15, 2016
Self-driving cars, low gas prices, and offshore drilling.

Airing on Tuesday, March 15, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about drug prices; we’ll cover Valeant earnings; and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson joins us from Austin, TX, to talk brand storytelling at SXSW.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC