Segments From this episode
The new program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development is in an effort to stabilize communities and real estate prices across the nation.
Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," may be a boon for the energy industry, but critics are questioning if the process that frees up more gas and oil in the ground is poisoning well water.
Location via smart phone is the latest part of consumers that marketers and companies are latching onto. Reporter Joel Rose takes himself on a tour of Philadelphia for a smart phone scavenger hunt.
Marketplace for Wednesday, September 1, 2010