The Securities and Exchange Commission extended a ban on stock short-selling put in place last month. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks into why the SEC enacted the ban in the first place and the dangers of short-selling.
Does the Senate's new version of the bailout package do enough to prevent future problems? Scott Jagow talks to Democratic Congressman Bill Pascrell about the changes he'd like to see made to the bill.
While the financial crisis continues to get top billing in the media, folks in Reno, Nevada don't seem as alarmed. At least, not those who talked to Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland. She talks to Renita Jablonski.
As lenders become increasingly conservative, borrowers will grow more cautious. Scott Jagow talks to economic editor Chris Farrell about how the recession will promote a new, long-lasting wave of frugality.
Marketplace's financial road trip continues this morning in Charlotte, N.C., where New York City Bureau Chief Amy Scott explores the wide effects Citigroup's purchase of Wachovia's banking business has on the city.