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Timothy Geithner: The economy is still 'healing'

Apr 27, 2012
The U.S. Treasury Secretary talks to Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal about the slow but improved growth in the economy, pressures from Europe, and how he views his own legacy in office.
Posted In: Timothy Geithner

ReMarket Podcast: Why Marketplace is so much fun

Apr 27, 2012
Great stuff from Sir Richard Branson, Michael Ian Black, and Tim Geithner. Kai Ryssdal explains the art of the big interview. And Marketplace editors talk about clichés.
Posted In: remarket podcast

Are Americans confident in their economic futures?

Apr 26, 2012
Gallup's latest surveys asked how Americans were feeling about their personal finances, and whether they think they'll be able to retire comfortably.
Posted In: consumer confidence, Retirement

FDIC spells a good, sound sleep for savers

Apr 26, 2012
Seventeen banks have failed so far this year, but their customers can rest easy -- thanks to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Posted In: FDIC, Banks, small banks, failure, insurance

Timothy Geithner's signature not fit for print

Apr 26, 2012
The Treasury Secretary had to upgrade his autograph to appear on U.S. currency, he revealed in an interview with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal
Posted In: currency, treasury secretary, signature

Federal Reserve holding off on new action... for now

Apr 26, 2012
The Fed has ended its two-day meeting and the conclusion is the economy isn't bad enough to take new action now.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Housing, Ben Bernanke

Are Americans ready to start buying homes again?

Apr 26, 2012
According to recent Gallup data, Americans feel home prices are still at a pretty low level -- but that also means many think it is a great time to buy.
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Fed holds off on new steps to help U.S. economy

Apr 26, 2012
The Federal Reserve won't be taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time, and the reason is that the Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, GDP, Ben Bernanke

Teen employment could improve this summer

Apr 26, 2012
The job placement company Challenger, Gray, and Christmas is predicting that teens will have an easier time finding jobs this summer. Employment in this age group won't be back to pre-recession levels, but nothing like the summer of 2010 where youth employment had fell to a 60 year low.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, season, teenagers

Could the U.S. follow the U.K. into another recession?

Apr 26, 2012
The Federal Reserve has upgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy in 2012 but also downgraded its outlooks for 2013 and 2014. There are worries the U.S. could fall back into recession just like the U.K. did.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, UK

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