Apr 26, 2011

Marketplace for April 26, 2011

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Marketplace for April 26, 2011

Segments From this episode

Ford's profit spotlights fuel-saving cars

Apr 26, 2011
Ford owes its best first quarter in 13 years to gas-sipping cars. Demand is strong for all hybrids -- especially used models of the Toyota Prius.

American wheat in the Middle East

Apr 26, 2011
The political landscape in the Middle East is changing. And there is one American industry watching the events closely.

Home prices going down

Apr 26, 2011
Home prices are falling in most major U.S. cities. It's been a long downward trend, and it's wiped out assets both real and imagined.

Low interest rates have costs, not just benefits

Apr 26, 2011
As the Federal Reserve meets to affirm its low rate policy, some critics say the economic costs -- lower savings, weaker dollar -- are too high.

School budgets up for a vote

Apr 26, 2011
It's that time again in cities and towns across the country. We take an inside look at the battle in Cherry Hill, N.J.

Drug maker Forest Laboratories must choose between CEO and sales

Apr 26, 2011
The federal government says it will stop doing business with CEOs whose companies break the law.

An upside to data collection

Apr 26, 2011
University of Chicago economist Richard Thaler discusses why he believes businesses that collect our data should give it back to us so that we can use it.

Music from the episode

Strange Chemistry Sackcloth Fashion
Stillness Blue Sky Black Death, Yes Alexander