Marketplace's Brendan Newnam and Rico Gagliano chat with fellow staffers Rafael Cohen, Rod Abid, Stacey Vanek-Smith about under-the-radar stories: Robbing a prison, Spirit's pre-reclined airplane seats, and getting rid of pelicans in Idaho.
Freelance business journalist John Carney and Reuters blogger Felix Salmon talk with Kai Ryssdal about whether efforts to reform Wall Street might get somewhere after the fraud charges brought against Goldman Sachs by the SEC.
Credit rating agencies helped along the financial crisis by evaluating investments built from shaky subprime loans and giving the go-ahead to purchase. Will the financial reform bill do anything to change their relationship with banks? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
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