Why is the yen so strong right now, and why should Americans be concerned about the status of Japan's currency? Host Bill Radke turns to Hugh Johnson, manager of Johnson Illington Advisors, for his view.
The Hong Kong, Philippines and Japanese markets today reached considerable lows. Bill Radke talks to Scott Tong in Shanghai, who explains why the psychology of the drop is based on global co-dependence.
The Federal Reserve will start meeting tomorrow to decide whether or not to cut interest rates again. Scott Jagow talks about the move and its potential pitfalls with Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale.
The price of corn is falling with the price of oil. While this is good news for developing countries that integrate corn into their diets, U.S. consumers may not see the price drop so quickly. Steve Henn reports.
With almost $2 trillion in foreign reserves, China has the power to be a big help out of financial turmoil. But not everyone wants to save the world. Scott Tong reports China may swoop in a little too late.
Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.