Jill Barshay | Feb 14, 2008
A new survey says professional money managers are the most risk-averse they've been since 2001. Jill Barshay reports on how managers afraid of stock and bond risks are now investing in cash.
| Feb 14, 2008
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told the Senate Banking committee today he expects a year of slow-to-moderate growth. Then he said many unknown factors could stifle that growth. Kai Ryssdal has more.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 14, 2008
Amidst the line-up of financial leaders testifying in Congress today over the economy of the markets, New York Governor Elliot Spitzer will talk bond insurance. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports insurers' credit ratings may be in danger.
Jeremy Hobson | Feb 14, 2008
Upset with the lack of action towards the housing crisis, the National Association of Home Builders said it would not be contributing money to elections this year. Jeremy Hobson reports on the power of money in politics.
Stephen Beard | Feb 14, 2008
Having the second-largest car market in the world, China has also been charging higher tariffs on imports of car parts from abroad. The World Trade Organization has condemned this as protectionist. Stephen Beard reports.
Chris Farrell | Feb 14, 2008
Question: Hi - I have a $10,000 home equity line of credit (HELOC), which was essentially a 2nd mortgage when I bought my home 4 years ago. The...
Doug Krizner and Lisa Napoli | Feb 14, 2008
In looking for ways to fend off Microsoft, Yahoo has begun talking to Rupert Murdoch. Doug Krizner talks to Marketplace's Lisa Napoli about whether a Murdoch partnership is feasible, and why Yahoo's founder objects to a Microsoft takeover.
Gretchen Wilson | Feb 14, 2008
West Africa supplies much of the cocoa used by the major chocolate companies, and the region is also known for using child labor. Gretchen Wilson reports measures the U.S. and chocolate industry are taking to free child cocoa workers.
Scott Jagow | Feb 14, 2008
With so many foreclosures across the country, it's only natural that many foreclosure auctions will follow. Scott Jagow talks to Sean O'Toole of ForeclosureRadar.com about how these auctions work, and who's buying.