Marketplace for Thursday April 10, 2014
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Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of Health and Human Services, will resign after serving five years in the position and presiding over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. President Obama accepted Sebelius's resignation earlier in the week, and on Friday will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace her, according to White House officials. Plus, the search for the Malaysian jet goes on, and at great expense. This is less about the 777 that disappeared, and more about all the other 777s that are still flying: investigators need to protect all the other people that are traveling in these jets every day. That means they need to know what went wrong. And they'll do and spend whatever it takes to find out. And after a four-year absence, Greece is back in the international sovereign debt market.
Investors are flocking to buy five-year bonds from Greece, despite its economic woes.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure...unless you're an airline
Posted In: consumer privacy, gps
Hiawatha Bray explains the hidden costs of your Google Maps app.
Marketplace Datebook for April 11, 2014
Posted In: rural America, hospitals, health care
Rural hospitals are closing at a rate that’s starting to get some politicians’ attention.