Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 9, 2009
Bank shares are down in Ireland today on growing fears about the state of the Irish economy. Earlier this week, Dublin unveiled a second emergency budget to deal with the deepening crisis there. Stephen Beard reports.
The German government is trying to nationalize Hypo Real Estate to save it from collapse. But two American shareholders disagree with the move, and are considering legal action. Stephen Beard reports.
A new academic commentary out this week says most comparisons of the economy now to The Great Depression are flawed. Renita Jablonski talks to economics correspondent Chris Farrell about what would be a more accurate barometer.