| Feb 26, 2009
As job losses mount, some people with the entrepreneurial spirit are considering franchising. Is that a good idea? Cash Peters reports from a franchising expo in Los Angeles.
Scott Jagow | Feb 26, 2009
I'm heading to a battle of the barbecues tonight here in KC. It's being hosted by well-known economic blogger Tyler Cowen. His blog, Marginal...
Scott Jagow | Feb 27, 2009
Our economic blogging conference has broken into smaller groups for lunch, and the session I'm attending is called "The Fate of Finance." The...
Scott Jagow | Feb 24, 2009
I wrote a blog entry last week about the country's glut of shopping centers and how they're starting to empty out. Money-losing tenants are...
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 21, 2008
Retailers are doing just about anything they can think of to bring shoppers in during a holiday season where consumers can't help but feel the lightness of their pocketbooks. Marketplace's Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
| Nov 5, 2008
Commentator Will Wilkinson says Congratulations, Barack Obama! You're the next president of the United States. Now, what are you going to do about the broken U.S. government? Wilkinson offers his ideas.
Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Jan 23, 2009
The British economy has been struggling along with the rest of the world, but just announced today it was officially in recession. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard in London, who gives us an overview of the situation.
| Feb 23, 2009
President Obama says taxpayer bucks that will go to the banks must be passed on to businesses or individuals for credit. Commentator Benjamin Barber offers one solution to ensure that we really do see the money: vouchers.
| Feb 27, 2009
If you've bought into a worthless stock, is it hopeless to try to make a gain? Cash Peters went to find out and learned some valuable lessons along the way -- including not trust his financial advisers.