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With consumers starting to spend a little, there's also new evidence that big businesses are feeling flush with cash and ready to jump in. Mitchell Hartman reports.
When it comes to giving aid to places like Haiti and Chile, sometimes a helping hand can have unintended consequences. Sabri Ben-Achour reports on the economics of disaster relief.
Executives from some of the biggest insurance companies met with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to discuss premium increases. She asked them how they come up with the numbers. Gregory Warner reports.
Even though the Great Recession and the real estate crash are fading, African Americans are still at a greater disadvantage. Commentator Angela Glover Blackwell says that's in part because of how they were able to get into the housing market.
Marketplace for Thursday, March 4, 2010