Segments From this episode
Oregon recently joined a handful of states that allow farmers to grow hemp. Cash Peters reports on how businesses are turning to the alternative product and the stigma attached to it.
A new survey reveals that computer company CEOs believe the technology industry will recover more quickly than the rest of the economy. But are consumers ready to start buying new gadgets? John Dimsdale reports.
As the debate over health care rages on, some lawmakers want to know how much is at stake for insurers. Alisa Roth reports they're taking matters into their own hands.
Richard DeKaser, president of Woodley Park Research, talks with Steve Chiotakis about the latest housing data, which shows mortgage applications rose last week as interest rates hit a five-week low, and when some of the housing deals may go away.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 19, 2009