Some real estate experts are saying Seattle's commercial sector could get worse before it gets better. Jeff Tyler explores why the local market may have a way to go before it escapes more foreclosures.
World financial officials are in Washington for the annual IMF/World Bank and G20 meeting. A worldwide bank tax is one idea on the table to help fix the potential for another global recession. John Dimsdale reports.
The Senate subcommittee is looking at credit ratings agencies like Moody's and Standard & Poors for allegedly taking bribes instead of keeping an eye on mortgage-backed securities. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Gregory Warner.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, has formally asked for help with the country's debt. With financial troubles mounting over the last few months, why has the official request just been made now? Steve Chiotakis talks to Stephen Beard.
Russia has not been involved with the international bond market since its financial system collapsed in 1998. But the government just sold $5 billion worth of Eurobonds -- money it no longer even needs. Peter van Dyk reports.
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