| Sep 17, 2008
The government is lending insurance giant AIG $85 billion in exchange for an 80 percent stake in the company. Is this a good deal for the government? Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to economist Mark Zandi.
Chris Farrell | Oct 3, 2008
Question: I hear that Libor's rate have gone up a lot. Is this the same Libor rate that adjustable mortgages are pegged to? Dan, Baltimore MD...
Rico Gagliano | Oct 1, 2008
Just how did we get into this credit crisis? The ongoing story is full of confusing terms and obscure financial products. Even the sellers didn't know what they were. The Marketplace Players try some out.
| Oct 3, 2008
In a shaky economic time, it's always nice to have a little help from an expert. On this week's Day in the Work Life, we meet Rick Zettlemoyer, a professional financial planner.
Amy Scott | Oct 6, 2008
Amy Scott visits Youngstown, Ohio, which is known to have the highest foreclosure rate in the U.S., in our continuing series, "Road to Ruin?" Amy learns GM's plans to make the new Cruze automobile nearby is giving the city some hope.
Kai Ryssdal | Oct 5, 2008
Germany says it's going to back all private bank deposits. I'll tell you what...it's going to be an interesting week.
Mitchell Hartman | Oct 7, 2008
At $4 a gallon, gas prices are a sting for truckers. So what do they feel the government should do about it? Mitchell Hartman pulled into a truck stop in Portland, Oregon to pick the brain of independent truckers.
Kai Ryssdal | Sep 17, 2008
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell is warning that the league won't be bringing in as much money as originally predicted. Terry Lefton at the Sports Business Journal got his hands on the commissioner's memo. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.
John Dimsdale | Oct 6, 2008
Stocks take another dive, as markets show their impatience and lack of confidence in the financial bailout measures to be taken by the Treasury. Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale asked financial experts what's going on.