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The auto industry as a whole has started getting better and people are beginning to buy fancy cars again. But, it's all a matter of perspective. Alisa Roth explains.
Passengers flying these days pay for things like meals, pillows and blankets, and of course to check a bag. But some in the airline industry say that last fee has led to some unintended consequences, and want Congress to step in. Rico Gagliano reports.
Home remodelers are crying foul over new EPA rules to reduce contamination from lead paint during home renovations. They're in Washington asking for time so they can avoid hefty penalties. Mitchell Hartman reports.
L.A. Times business columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about how to know you're getting all the speed you were promised when you signed up for a fast Web connection.
Jonathan Birchall of the Financial Times talks with Bill Radke about why Blockbuster hasn't been able to make its mail service work and what he expects will happen to the video rental store.
Sixty-eight senators have voted to approve an $18 billion bill full of enticements for businesses to create new jobs. Will these tax breaks actually generate new jobs? John Dimsdale reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 17, 2010