Jeremy Hobson | Apr 10, 2009
Leaders of Asian nations will gather in Thailand to discuss restoring financial stability to the region more than a decade after Southeast Asia was the epicenter of another economic crisis. What has changed? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Alex Cohen | Apr 10, 2009
Springtime is typically the busiest home buying season. And with banks rolling out programs to make it easier to refinance, there could be signs of life in the housing market. Alex Cohen reports.
| Apr 10, 2009
There's been optimism about the economy the past few weeks. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Businessweek's Mike Mandel and Fortune's Katie Benner about what to look for to see if we've really recovered, and what shape it will take.
| Apr 9, 2009
Mark-to-Market accounting rules have gotten a bit looser, allowing companies more leeway to assign market value to an asset where no market exists. But commentator Paul Kedrosky says banks shouldn't have their own pricing rules.
Scott Jagow | Apr 8, 2009
This is scary. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that lenders are sitting on hundreds of thousands of foreclosed homes that haven't even been...
Scott Jagow | Feb 11, 2009
If you're tired of reading about stimulus and TARPs, here are a couple of technology stories that drew my attention. One is about the new Amazon...
Scott Jagow | Apr 9, 2009
Instead of a stress test, maybe we need a "smell" test for the banks. Today, Wells Fargo "surprised" Wall Street by saying it's expecting a record...
| Feb 10, 2009
markets have deteriorated, "write-downs" have figured prominently in more and more corporate reports. What are write-downs all about? Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains.
Chris Farrell | Apr 3, 2009
Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell answer listeners' questions about whether moving during the recession is a good idea, what to do when a company stops matching 401(k)s and how to handle unused pension or HSA funds.
| Mar 17, 2009
Drinking water across the nation is getting more and more expensive. Some say it's the private sector that is pushing those prices up. Elaine Grant reports.