Marketplace Morning Report for September 23, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for September 23, 2008

Paulson to Congress: Pass bailout ASAP

Fed Chair Ben Bernake and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson have begun testifying before the Senate Banking Committee about the $700 billion bailout. Steve Henn reports lawmakers are circulating three versions.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Follow the bouncing oil prices

Last week, oil was $90 a barrel. Yesterday, it was $120 a barrel. This morning, it was back down to $107 a barrel. Host Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard in London to find out what's going on.

Europeans want financial restraints

A European Parliament measure would require an unprecedented level of disclosure from hedge funds and private equity groups, including requirements that they reveal level of debt and executive pay. Stephen Beard reports.

Texans still dealing with Ike aftermath

Far from Wall Street, Texans are dealing with a different disaster -- the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Nearly two million have no power and Galveston residents are only just going home. Ed Mayberry reports from Houston.

Bush tells UN to stand against terrorism

President Bush is speaking to the United Nations today, his final speech before that organization. The economic crisis overshadowed the event, however. Bob Moon has more.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

For Vets, jobs are a big campaign issue

Almost 2 million people have returned from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. One in five doesn't have a job. One in four makes less than $22,000 a year. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Indian voter: priority is American jobs

In our series "Interested Parties," we talk to voters about their economic concerns. Nandini Pandya came to the U.S. in 1983 to work as a computer programmer. She's been a citizen more than 10 years.
Posted In: Economy

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