Steve Henn | Oct 16, 2008
When banks don't lend to each other one side effect is that hundreds of billions of dollars in cash can pile up -- unused -- at the Federal Reserve Bank. Steve Henn reports that may not be a good sign for the economy.
Scott Tong | Oct 16, 2008
As U.S. consumers spend less, Japan's export-led economy has to be more careful. Scott Tong looks into how Japan and all Asian markets are affected by a complicated global bubble.
| Oct 10, 2008
Host Scott Jagow talks with experts about the bailout, then asks economist Chris Thornberg how all the rescue efforts might affect the housing market.
Chris Farrell | Oct 16, 2008
Social Security says that benefits will increase by 5.8% in 2009. Social Security is really the only retirement product that offers genuine...
Chris Farrell | Oct 13, 2008
Question: Hey - Imagine that last week I had $250,000 in deposits in Wachovia and another $250,000 in Wells Fargo, all FDIC insured, all okay. Now...
Bob Moon | Oct 15, 2008
When you hear us warning that the credit market shows signs of severe stress, what's the index to watch? There's no easy answer. There's a...
Chris Farrell | Oct 15, 2008
Question: Can you explain why an ETF that invests in 100% government insured revenue and general obligation municipal bonds would be sliding so...
Tess Vigeland | Jun 20, 2008
Host Tess Vigeland returns to the Crow River Investment Club in St. Michael, Minn., where "diversification" is the buzzword for surviving the shaky economy.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Oct 15, 2008
With oil prices slipping below $75, prices for corn, gold and other commodities are also down. That's good news for consumers, but what about the overall economy? Will it spark inflation? Nancy Marshall Genzer has answers.
| Oct 15, 2008
The bailout plans from the U.S. and other countries do seem to be calming nerves in the financial sectors at least a little bit. Kai Ryssdal asks MIT economist Simon Johnson if this is the beginning of the end.