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Mar 7, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, March 7, 2016

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The latest installment of "I've Always Wondered..."  on how whiskey turns a profit despite taking so long to age; a look at China's economic growth targets; and why "Zootopia" is just beginning to bring in revenue for Disney

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Whiskeys have to age for years, so how do distilleries make money?

Mar 7, 2016
Distillers have to find another way to make money while whiskey ages.
Barrels of whiskey aging at the Kings County distillery.  Colin Spoelman, Kings County’s master distiller says when it comes to aging whiskey, a barrel can be like a tea bas. “The first time you use it, you get a lot of spice, a lot of infusion, flavor.”
Valery Rizzo/Kings County Distillery

The box office is just the beginning for Zootopia

Mar 7, 2016
Disney's new animated blockbuster could spawn a revenue-topia
 Judy Hopps (L) and Nick Wilde characters pose during the Los Angeles premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios' 'Zootopia' on February 17, 2016 in Hollywood, California.
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

Maria Sharapova admits to testing positive for a banned substance

Mar 7, 2016
The tennis star failed the test after giving a sample at the Australian Open
Tennis player Maria Sharapova addresses the media regarding a failed drug test at The LA Hotel Downtown on March 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Sharapova, a five-time major champion, is currently the 7th ranked player on the WTA tour. Sharapova, withdrew from this week’s BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells due to injury. 
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

The FTC is dealing with more high tech issues

Mar 7, 2016
Kai talks to the FTC’s Chairwoman Edith Ramirez

China is bullish on growth targets

Mar 7, 2016
China's new 5-year economic plan has growth targets of 6.5% - an ambitious goal.
An investor makes his way in front of a screen showing stock market movements in a securities firm in Fuyang, east China's Anhui province on March 2, 2016. Shanghai stocks closed more than four percent higher on March 2 as investors stormed into the market on hopes of further measures to stimulate the slowing economy, dealers said. 
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Retail clinics aren't saving money as initially hoped

Mar 7, 2016
Clinics at pharmacies and the like are treating many folks who used to forgo care.
 Gautam Gupta receives an influenza shot from Nurse Practitioner Ray Grigorio in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The latest installment of “I’ve Always Wondered…”  on how whiskey turns a profit despite taking so long to age; a look at China’s economic growth targets; and why “Zootopia” is just beginning to bring in revenue for Disney