| 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.
John Dimsdale | Jan 22, 2009
Fallout from the financial crisis is spreading to the bluest of blue chip companies. Some of the world's biggest companies are reporting huge losses and layoffs. John Dimsdale reports.
Tess Vigeland | Aug 15, 2008
One minute the headlines say we're zooming towards a recession, the next minute economic surveys say we're actually OK. What's going on? Tess Vigeland talks to economists Diane Swonk and Michael Englund.
Scott Jagow and Chris Farrell | Jan 22, 2009
While the government bailout of banks has had little success, some have wondered whether the U.S. should just nationalize its banks. Scott Jagow tackles the idea with Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell.
| Jan 22, 2009
Company layoffs keep piling up. With so many people out of work, it can have a huge ripple effect. Sadie Babits has the story of one man who is dealing with the effects of unemployment in Portland, Ore.