Chris Farrell | Sep 16, 2008
Question: Hi! We have a 30 year fixed mortgage at 5.625% interest rate. We have $342,300 left to pay on the loan and currently pay $2,776 per month...
Chris Farrell | Sep 12, 2008
Nouriel Roubini, professor at New York University and well-known blogger, has been in the forefront of understanding the depth of the current...
Chris Farrell | Sep 15, 2008
Question: My husband and I are 32 and 31. We have approximately 80K in retirement investments (SEP IRA, mutual funds) with Wells Fargo. We noticed...
Chris Farrell | Sep 7, 2007
On yesterday's Marketplace Morning Report host Scott Jagow and I talked about one of the best ideas I've come across in dealing with families...
Kai Ryssdal | Sep 16, 2008
There's been a theory that the rest of the world's economies would keep growing even if the U.S. didn't. After a year of subprime mortgage mess, that theory doesn't appear valid. Kai Ryssdal gets the views of economics professor Robert Dunn.
Sarah Gardner | Sep 16, 2008
An FDA hearing today takes up a controversial plastic hardener that's used in everything from baby bottles to food packaging. Canada plans to ban it from baby bottles. Sarah Gardner reports.
| Jul 11, 2008
We present another take on the tough business of planning for the end. This week, we hear from Isabella Vidrialis, a clinical social worker at a hospice in Los Angeles.
| Sep 16, 2008
While all eyes were on Wall Street's big financial institutions, the price of oil slipped down to $91 a barrel -- a seven-month low. How'd that happen? Host Stacey Vanek-Smith asks economist Andrew Hilton.
| Sep 16, 2008
The Fed has not cut inflation since setting it at 2 percent in April, largely because of inflation fears. But turmoil on Wall Street could persuade Fed members to end that steady streak. Jeremy Hobson reports.
| Sep 15, 2008
There's no way to know now what the net effect of the events of this weekend are going to be. Surely they'll be fodder for authors and analysts for decades. Commentator and business historian John Steele Gordon says it was bound to happen.