Stephen Beard | Jan 12, 2009
Several British banks are under investigation for helping customers in countries like Iran, Libya and Sudan get around U.S. trade sanctions. Marketplace's Europe Bureau Chief Stephen Beard explains to Tess Vigeland.
| Jan 6, 2009
President-elect Obama wants to spend nearly $300 billion on infrastructure projects to create jobs and boost the ailing economy. But road and bridge repairs will require a lot of asphalt, and as Joel Rose reports, a shortage of it could spell trouble.
Chris Farrell | Jan 14, 2009
Question: So my wife just graduated with a masters and started working, and i just got a 25,000 promotion. Combined we are making about 3-4 times...
Jeremy Hobson | Jan 16, 2009
The government is giving Bank of America a $20 billion rescue package for losses incurred by the acquisition of Merrill Lynch, which the Feds encouraged the bank to buy. The bank reported its first quarterly loss in 17 years. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Jeremy Hobson | Jan 15, 2009
Shareholders worry whether Apple can thrive without CEO Steve Jobs at the helm. Scott Jagow talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson about why Jobs leaving is such a big deal and how the company might be able to cope.
Rico Gagliano | Oct 17, 2008
As Americans lose confidence in banks and markets, there's always the safety of your own mattress. But as Rico Gagliano and the Marketplace Players explain, while we've been off investing elsewhere, the rules may have changed.
Steve Henn | Jan 13, 2009
The Treasury Department has invested billions of dollars in bailout money to more than 250 banks. Today it opened up the bailout money to 3,000 small community banks. Now the Treasury plans to compare lending levels between banks that got government money and those that didn't. But will it work? Steve Henn reports.
John Dimsdale | Jan 5, 2009
President-elect Barack Obama made the rounds on Capitol Hill today to drum up support for his $750 billion stimulus package. The plan contains a big change from earlier proposals -- a call for $300 billion in tax cuts. John Dimsdale reports.
| Jul 11, 2008
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we go under the needle with tattoo artist Albert Sgambati.
| Jan 14, 2009
Once again the U.S. economy is recovering from the collapse of a financial bubble. Economist Dean Baker, author of "Plunder and Blunder," tells Kai Ryssdal that dramatic ups and downs need not be a part of our capitalist system.