Segments From this episode
Walgreens is acquiring the Duane Reade drugstore chain, which dominates the New York market. But with so many drugstores out there, how do they make money? Alisa Roth reports.
Tighter regulation is supposed to be the price of making the banks stable and taxpayers whole, but JPMorgan Chase is warning it will also bring a much higher cost of doing business. Bob Moon reports.
The Senate nixed a proposal to create a bipartisan commission suggesting ways to cut the budget deficit, so President Obama will create one by executive order. Brett Neely reports.
Colorado's state constitution makes it hard to raise taxes, so city officials in cash-strapped Colorado Springs have found some attention-getting ways to cut spending. Zachary Barr reports.
The owners of Whistler Blackcomb ski resort, which is hosting many Olympic events, are behind in their debt payments. Creditors say they're going to foreclose. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Haiti's unemployment rate was already above 50% before the earthquake hit. Now some organizations are investing in cash-for-work programs that give Haitians much-needed training and jobs. Sabri Ben-Achour reports.
Marketplace for Wednesday, February 17, 2010