A key measure of wholesale inflation rose last month at about double the rate economists were expecting. Bill Radke talks with economist Chris Low at FTN Financial about Producer Price Index and why we shouldn't worry about inflation.
Exxon Mobil is buying American firm XTO Energy
in an all-stock deal worth $31 billion, with XTO's position on natural gas being the pull. Bill Radke explores the deal with trader Phil Flynn of PFG BEST in Chicago.
The Red Cross is taking a proactive approach to climate change by setting up a crisis center focused on disaster prevention. Bill Radke talks to Madeleen Helmer, the head of the center, about the program and the Red Cross's hope for Copenhagen.
Watch Marketplace Morning Report host Bill Radke cram all the week's business news into a 60-second poem. This week: Goldman Sachs drops its bonuses, AOL issues stock, spooky CO2, Greece's credit rating drops and TARP is extended.
The U.K. is implementing a one-time, 50% tax on parts of the bonuses banks pay to employees. Bankers are less than thrilled. Bill Radke talks to Andrew Hilton, director of the Center for the Study of Financial Innovation.
Americans spend almost two and a half times more on their health care than citizens in other developed countries. But Marc Pearson of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development tells Bill Radke the quality of care doesn't show it.
The aviation industry is facing pressure in Copenhagen over its carbon emissions. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard, who explains why it's a sensitive issue and what's concerning developing countries.