With a ton of work and limited competition, business is booming for New York City concrete suppliers. Lisa Chow tells us why concrete producers are able to bring up their prices so high and teaches us about the 90-minute rule.
Today was the first of Intel's Zero E-Mail Fridays, when workers are supposed to take time to actually talk to each other -- face-to-face. Other companies have similar policies. The Marketplace Players think it might take some workers a while to adapt.
What's it mean for the economy that 110,000 jobs were created last month and unemployment ticked up to 4.7%? Steve Tripoli asked economists for some clarity in the Labor Department figures. But, well, they're economists.
The Labor Department reported that the unemployment rate ticked up last month to 4.7 percent, the highest rate in more than a year. But Amy Scott reports why economists still think this report is pretty good.
One of the key agreements in the new GM-UAW contract is a trust fund for employee and retiree health care benefits. It allows GM to erase tens of billions of dollars of liability from its books. But it still might not be enough. Alisa Roth reports.