Segments From this episode
While investment in biotech is down, health care information technology is holding its own. Investors are following the $20 billion in President Obama's stimulus plan to upgrade and modernize health records. Mitchell Hartman reports.
It looked like Chrysler was on the road to avoiding bankruptcy a few days ago. But then negotiations with the automaker's creditors broke down. What the heck happened? John Dimsdale explains.
Chrysler's bankruptcy may force the automaker to lay off several workers, but it could also be a good thing. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Micheline Maynard of The New York Times about what will happen with the automaker now.
Stuart Bowen, special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction, talks to Kai Ryssdal about how much U.S. financial support is necessary to rebuild the country and how the recovery efforts are going.
President Obama says stopping the swine flu from spreading can be as easy as staying home from work, if you're sick. But for some employees that's easier said than done. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Jeff Tweedy, frontman for the band Wilco, talks to Kai Ryssdal about why the group decided to record Woody Guthrie's Depression-era song "Jolly Banker," and how its message holds true today.
Marketplace for Thursday, April 30, 2009