Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 13, 2008
Call it the bailout heard round the world. After a weekend of meetings, France, England, Germany and other European countries unveiled their rescue plan: pump cash, cash and more cash directly into banks. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look.
Jeremy Hobson | Oct 13, 2008
Stocks that dropped 40% last week are now up 20%. What gives? Is it suddenly a better time to invest in everything from banks to fast food? Jeremy Hobson reports on the science of volatility.
Chris Farrell | Oct 13, 2008
One common criticism of universal health insurance is that we can't afford it. That argument no longer holds after the trillions spent on the...
Scott Tong | Oct 13, 2008
Japanese banks are buying up pieces of failing U.S. banks, and Wall Street is begging for the capital. Scott Tong reports why the country is sitting on half a trillion dollars in cash, and why they're buying now.
Chris Farrell | Sep 29, 2008
Question: This is the first year I have actually made a profit, after five years of self-employment in New York City. And I'd like to keep as much...
Chris Farrell | Oct 3, 2008
After a week of chaos, we finally have a bailout bill. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the implications of the rescue plan in the coming months and years.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 9, 2008
Oil may not be seeing the per-barrel prices of last year, but the average prices are still higher than last year. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks into what energy analysts are predicting for oil profits as earnings reports come in.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Oct 10, 2008
The children of Baby Boomers tend to have low expectations when it comes to government help As part of our series "Interested Parties," Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer asks Boomer kids what they're looking for in this election.
| Oct 10, 2008
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we meet Debbie Marquez, a Democratic superdelegate from Colorado.