Segments From this episode
Scientists have fingered a virus that may be a cause of the country's disappearing bees -- what's called colony collapse disorder. Marketplace's Helen Palmer, a beekeeper herself, reports.
Luciano Pavarotti helped change the business of classical music. Fred Child of public radio's Performance Today talked with Kai Ryssdal about the legacy left by the tenor, who died today.
The European Central Bank's decision to keep its benchmark interest rate at 4% is making bankers and investors anxious that this fall might be worse than this summer. Stephen Beard reports.
The National Football League season begins tonight, which means millions of fans playing fantasy football leagues are back in action as well. Business-of-sports expert Diana Nyad talks with Kai Ryssdal about the reality involved.
The House Ways and Means Committee is looking into whether the U.S. government should raise taxes on rich private-equity firms that go public to get richer. Commentator Glenn Hubbard says that would be a bad idea.
High school soccer champion Reyes Ventura badly wants to attend college, but government paperwork and a lack of money are holding him back. Paul Cuadros reports.