The TARP is expected to be phased out this year, but a report out by the Congressional Oversight Panel is raising concerns about how the government intends to do that. Steve Chiotakis Harvard Law professor Elizabeth Warren, who chairs the panel.
The viral success of text donations to the relief effort in Haiti has helped raise over $3 million so far. Sam Eaton explores why the campaign has been so successful and potential caveats to the giving strategy.
Whatever its censorship policies, China's legal protections for foreign companies are better than they used to be. But there are still many other obstacles to overcome, and China risks soiling its business reputation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
President Obama will announce new fees on the big financial firms in order to raise an estimated $100 billion to cover losses from the public bailouts. What with this do to the federal budget deficit? Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton.
Britain's business minister will be meeting with
financial figures to take a closer look at
Kraft's unwanted takeover offer for Cadbury. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about the government's perspective on the bid.
Phone communication to Haiti has been nearly impossible since Tuesday's earthquake, and those abroad with relatives there can't get a clear sense of what's going on. Sally Herships heard stories from people in New York's Little Haiti.
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