CIT Group emerged from bankruptcy this week, a move which took the lending giant less than two months to pull off. But this doesn't necessarily mean the financial firm has a clean bill of health. Amy Scott reports.
The latest House spending bill passed includes a measure to help the 2,000 or so dealerships being closed by GM and Chrysler. But the legislation only leaves room for a modest number of dealers to get help. Brett Neely reports.
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.
Chinese factories put out 19 percent more stuff like steel, coal and cars this November than they did last November. But Chinese consumer prices continued to decline. Scott Tong gauges the effects of Chinese production on its economy.
The White House is focused on getting Americans back to work, and Congress have its own plan. Steve Chiotakis gets a breakdown and some Capitol Hill perspective from former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.
Today Pay Czar Kenneth Feinberg will announce a new set of pay restrictions for top executives at six big financial firms. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Ashley Milne-Tyte about who this will affect the most.