Segments From this episode
Disney is acquiring Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion, which will give the Mouse House access to superheroes like Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four. Jeremy Hobson reports on how each company benefits.
A wildfire in the mountains north of Los Angeles is burning through California's emergency firefighting fund, and putting the heat on the state's growing budget deficit. Bob Moon reports.
The Chronicle of Higher Education says colleges are now offering new disciplines for students, including a major in the science behind customer service. Steve Henn reports.
Does your financial adviser put your interests first? Some brokers are allowed to sell you products they have a personal interest in pushing. Amy Scott reports.
Marketplace for Monday, August 31, 2009