Segments From this episode
Yet another health care reform proposal is floating around Congress, but the Congressional Budget Office has made it clear that these plans won't be cheap and they may not be enough. Tamara Keith reports.
People have been lining up outside Apple Stores to get the new iPhone that just went on sale. While the iPhone is by far the leader in its class, other smartphones are ringing up big sales numbers as well. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The Senate has passed a bill that'll give vouchers to car buyers who trade in their gas-guzzling clunkers for more fuel-efficient vehicles. Mitchell Hartman reports on who benefits and loses from the "Cash For Clunkers" program.
Marketplace's Brendan Newnam and Rico Gagliano talk with fellow staffers Amy Scott, Bill Radke and Stacey Vanek-Smith about their favorite under-the-radar business stories this week: Gravel roads, soup for a penny, and Boston selling its Christmas village.
The New Acropolis Museum is opening in Athens, Greece. But the marble structures it wants to showcase are stuck in England. Christopher Werth reports on the controversy over the so-called "Elgin Marbles."
Marketplace for Friday, June 19, 2009