Economy - Most Commented
Nov 16, 2009
Labor union activists are rallying in Washington, D.C. calling for Congress to enact tougher reforms on Wall Street, including limits on bank sizes and oversight of risky investments. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Nov 13, 2009
There's a limit on how much money the federal government can borrow. So the White House is asking Congress to hike up the national debt limit. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Nov 2, 2009
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is widely expected to win a third term in Tuesday's election. So why will he have spent as much as $140 million on the race? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Oct 20, 2009
Giant military contractor Lockheed Martin reported a healthy third-quarter profit. But it's still a tough environment for defense contractors. John Dimsdale reports.
Sep 23, 2009
Today, the House begins two weeks of hearings on banking reform. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will defend a plan to merge two of the four federal regulators. But the move is drawing its fair share of debate. John Dimsdale reports.
Sep 22, 2009
At the U.N.'s climate change summit today, President Obama declared that the U.S. is a serious partner in combating global warming. Bill Radke explores the president's message to world leaders with Marketplace's Tamara Keith.
Sep 17, 2009
President Obama says he's abandoning plans for a large-scale missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic. Bill Radke discusses the move with Mike O'Hanlon, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Sep 8, 2009
Congress comes back to Washington, D.C. this week after summer break, and the local economy is excited to return to business as usual. But health care is threatening to take up a lot of space on the debate floor. Steve Henn reports.
Aug 25, 2009
The 10-year projections of the federal deficit by the Congressional Budget Office and the White House's Office of Management and Budget differ by $2 trillion. Economics and law professor Alan Auerbach explains why they're so far apart.