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The Senate has passed a bill that temporarily spares doctors from a 21% cut in Medicare payments. The House will take up the bill next week. So how do you lower Medicare costs without paying doctors less? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The Big Money's Heidi Moore and Visible Economy's Mike Mandel talk with Bob Moon about why BP CEO Tony Hayward is handing over day-to-day operations of the Gulf oil leak to his company's managing director and whether President Obama will be known for getting tough on big business.
This summer, movies playing at your local theater may include "Toy Story, 3" "Shrek 4," and "Sex & the City 2." Notice a trend here? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on why the line-up at your theater is looking like one big movie flashback.
If you own a motorcycle, you may have heard of Laconia Bike Week. The event is the oldest of the country's "Big Three" motorcycle rallies, and it used to be one of the wildest. But these days, a new corporate sponsor is part of a different scene. Shannon Mullen reports.
When it comes to the job losses Americans are suffering through, it's been said that this has been very much a "middle-class" recession. That's because it's hit a broad number of industries. And many workers may never catch up to the career level they were before. Mitchell Hartman has the story of one worker who has had to start over.
Marketplace for Friday June 18, 2010