The Treasury Department reported foreign holdings of Treasury bonds fell by $53 billion last month, with China reducing its holdings by $34 billion. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson, who puts the pullback into perspective.
Capital One says the number of people having trouble paying their credit cards is up for the second straight month. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson, who says besides unemployment, there are seasonal reasons at play.
The Federal Communications Commission has issued a rule that gives Native Americans who want to start a tribal radio station preference over other applicants. But some have criticized the decision. Peter O'Dowd reports.
The $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act turns 1 tomorrow, and the Obama Administration is hitting to keep motivation high. Steve Chiotakis looks at the stimulus year in review with Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
With the Saints' win of the Super Bowl, those Mardi Gras enthusiasts who were teetering on the edge and couldn't decide whether or not to go this year had an extra bit of encouragement. And that's helped New Orleans' cash flow. David Weinberg reports.
The government is set to guarantee $8 billion in government loan guarantees to build two nuclear power plants in Georgia. Nuclear power suppoters hope the move will jumpstart new construction around the country. John Dimsdale reports.
At the meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, eurozone members are expressing doubt that Greece is doing enough to cut its deficit. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about what analysts recommend for the country.
Many air carriers have begun offering wireless Internet on their planes within the past year. But passengers still have a way to go before the technology and etiquette are a smooth ride. Andrea Bernstein reports.
After nearly a year and a half under new Belgian owners, North American beer conglomerate AB-InBev has no plans to leave its St. Louis headquarters. Adam Allington explores the pros and cons of that decision.
Toyota will answer more questions tomorrow as more details emerge about the problems that have led the automaker to recall 8.5 million vehicles in recent months. Steve Chiotakis reviews the car company's current issues with Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
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