Segments From this episode
Dr. Winston Capel talks with Kai Ryssdal about how much time he's spending on explaining health care reform, and whether it has been hard to get educated on how the health overhaul will work.
Companies don't usually spend a lot of time trimming the little things when the economy's humming along. But when it's not, every last nickel counts. Finding those nickels is a business opportunity in itself. Andrea Gardner explains.
The state of New York is set to decide on a plan that would allow alternative groups like Teach for America to create their own master's programs for teaching. Amy Scott reports.
CNN is trying product placement in one of its new shows. The camera on its "John King, USA" show will keep rolling right through the commercial breaks. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The financial overhaul bill is expected to hit the Senate floor this week. But there's wrangling over what form a consumer protection agency might take, and whether to set up an industry fund to wind down failed banks. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The volcanic ash that's wreaking havoc in Europe is having an economic impact in the U.S. Companies are reporting inventory levels falling to dangerously low levels as supplies sit in European airports. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Public funding for the arts has been hurt by the downturn, so local groups have turned to small-scale private donors to offer micro-grants for starving artists. David Weinberg reports.
Marketplace for Monday, April 19, 2010