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Oil is just above $64 dollars a barrel today, almost $15 below prices a month ago. That's helping people save money at the pump — Steve Tripoli looks at whether it will activate consumer spending.
Ford's Board of Directors is meeting today and tomorrow, and they could be discussing cutting white collar jobs and benefits by as much as 30 percent. Sarah Gardner reports.
American businesses are looking into the potentially cost-saving trend of medical tourism, but some skeptics are putting their collective foot down. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
As healthcare costs continue to soar, some people are flying to hospitals in countries like India that often employ American-trained doctors who can operate at a fraction of the cost. And that's just part of the package, Miranda Kennedy reports.
Meteorites are some of the rarest rocks on earth. Gram for gram they'll cost you more than gold or diamonds-most are more than a billion years old. Want one? Your best bet is eBay. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Turns out operators of the major oil field recently discovered in the Gulf don't have to pay royalties for their find. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to Marketplace's Scott Tong, who's been following the story.