Segments From this episode
Companies know what it's like not to have cash, so for the past few quarters, they've been hoarding cash -- and they're unlikely to let go of it until there's more consumer demand.
Visa and Mastercard reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, which will give merchants more freedom to influence customers through special offers and discounts to use certain cards.
China Premier Wen Jiabao told Greek lawmakers, during a week-long European tour, that China applauded Greece's handling of its debts crisis and said the country is interested in buying Greek government bonds. Why is China so open to helping Greece?
The 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine went to the scientist who developed in vitro fertilization. Marketplace's Steve Henn took a look at the multi-billion dollar industry the scientific discovery spawned.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Slate's Supreme Court correspondent Dahlia Lithwick about the business-related cases for the U.S. Supreme Court will be considering this fall.
Contrary to what you'd think, teacher development days don't help teachers that much. So, schools and school districts are employing new tactics to improve teachers and attract new talent to schools.
Marketplace for Monday, October 4, 2010