Steve Henn | Dec 10, 2008
Even though the Federal Reserve can print pretty much all the cash it needs, it's now considering borrowing money by selling bonds. Steve Henn reports.
| Dec 11, 2008
The British pound was trampling the dollar last year, but lately its value is rapidly decreasing. Now a debate is stirring over whether to lose the pound sterling and adopt the euro. Christopher Werth reports.
Alisa Roth | Dec 10, 2008
Money market funds and other big investors looking for a safe place to put their money are buying Treasury bills, even though the bills are paying a 0% interest rate. Alisa Roth reports.
| Dec 10, 2008
Washington's 340 think tanks are hurting from new lows in funding. This could hit more impartial, non-partisan groups the hardest, while corporate-funded think tanks may get a leg up. Ronni Radbill reports.
| Dec 10, 2008
Commentator David Frum says President-elect Obama's stimulus programs will cost America a pretty penny, money we can't afford to spend or borrow.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Dec 10, 2008
Several Republican senators say they'll try to block an auto bailout bill proposed by congressional Democrats and the White House. Why? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
| Dec 9, 2008
Charitable organizations depending on the generosity of others may find themselves with less handouts this year. With so many Americans struggling to make ends meet, there's less money to give. Organizations are preparing for the worst. Jaime Bedrin reports.
Steve Henn | Dec 4, 2008
Treasury Secretary Paulson is said to be considering a plan to use Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to push down mortgage rates for new home purchases to as low as 4.5%. Marketplace's Steve Henn reports.
| Dec 6, 2008
The market slump has turned many solid stocks into incredible bargains. Host Tess Vigeland asks Knight Kiplinger how to take advantage of a bear market.