Bond insurer MBIA's fourth-quarter report shows a loss of over $2 billion. Steve Henn looks into why a triple-A credit rating is important for bond insurance, and how the loss of such a rating could affect you.
The second of two Democrats who sat on the Securities and Exchange Commission is leaving today. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks into whether the SEC will still have the same bite or turn into a kinder, gentler agency.
A new rule out today requires anyone crossing the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico to provide a passport or drivers license along with a birth certificate. Dan Grech explores how this might affect tourism.
A new study out from George Mason University reveals Republicans and Democrats are about equal when it comes to acting green. Sarah Gardner reports what constitutes popular eco-actions across both parties.
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.