Marketplace Money for October 18-19, 2008
Host Tess Vigeland talks to author Margaret Atwood about the place of lending in our society and the importance of trust in keeping the system working properly.
Insurances companies invest just like the rest of us. How much risk do they face from the financial meltdown? Marketplace's New York Bureau Chief Amy Scott reports.
As Americans lose confidence in banks and markets, there's always the safety of your own mattress. But as Rico Gagliano and the Marketplace Players explain, while we've been off investing elsewhere, the rules may have changed.
Economics editor Chris Farrell and host Tess Vigeland take questions on retirement savings, safety versus high returns and investing overseas.
To better understand the odds we face in the current crisis, Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal and historian Sean Wilentz present a short history of high and low points of trust in America's economy.
Marketplace presents "Here's What I'm Doing," a series asking people from all walks of life how they're coping with the financial crisis. In this edition, New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff.
Marketplace presents "Here's What I'm Doing," a series asking people from all walks of life how they're coping with the financial crisis. In this edition, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich.