Sarah Gardner | Jan 22, 2009
The U.S. solar industry has enjoyed a lot of growth in recent years, but it's not immune to recession. Many solar companies have confirmed layoffs, factory closings or construction delays. Sarah Gardner reports.
Steve Henn | Jan 22, 2009
With so much federal money up for grabs, one might think Washington's lobbying industry would be preparing for a bonanza. But, economic woes even have people on K Street feeling anxious. Steve Henn reports.
| Jan 15, 2009
Among the lawmakers unhappy with how the TARP funds are being administered is Oregon Democrat Rep. Peter DeFazio. He speaks with Kai Ryssdal about how the money's being spent and Obama's stimulus plan.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jan 23, 2009
In "The Marketplace Decoder," we break down those financial buzzwords making headlines. This week, Marketplace's Ashley Milne-Tyte explains exactly what they mean when they talk about a "point" on the stock market.
| Jan 21, 2009
While commentator David Frum doesn't think much of President Obama's plans to stimulate the economy, he says something needs to be done about workers' stagnating wages. He has a couple ideas how to do it with less government spending.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jan 23, 2009
President Obama is meeting with House Republicans next week seeking their support for his economic stimulus package. But it may be more important for Obama to get GOP backing in the Senate. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Paddy Hirsch | Oct 10, 2008
Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how banks have gotten frozen in their tracks, awaiting a rescue.
| Dec 10, 2008
Congress and the Obama administration are preparing a new stimulus plan likely to be signed as soon as the new president is sworn in. Commentator Robert Reich has a few suggestions for keeping the money out of corporate welfare.
| Jan 22, 2009
Congress is considering a stimulus plan that will set aside $25 billion for energy efficiency projects. That money could go a long way to helping firms that have been quietly pushing energy efficiency for years. Deborah Wong reports.