Marketplace PM for August 10, 2007

Episode Description 

Your word for the day: Liquidity

With markets around the world still rocking from the subprime lending debacle, central banks pumped a third of a trillion dollars into the global banking system to increase liquidity. Bob Moon helps us define what that means.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Wall Street

Sighs of relief amid the gasps and groans

Even with the recent stock market losses and hedge fund blow-ups, there are those on Wall Street who see a bright side. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Average Joes think long-term

Wall Street's nervous. But what about the rest of us? The ones whose 401Ks and pension plans are invested in funds that have gone bad. Steve Tripoli hit the streets to get people's reactions.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson talks with host Kai Ryssdal about how the Fed might react to the liquidity crunch.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Administration lays out immigration plan

The Bush administration presented its immigration blueprint with two cabinet secretaries making the announcement of more than two dozen policies -- some new, some already on the books. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

What's happened to our infrastructure?

Commentator Tim Bedore says America's way of economic thinking is to blame for the collapse of the I-35 bridge in Minneapolis.

A new class in corporate sponsorship

College administrators always say tuition alone doesn't cover their costs. So they have to raise money elsewhere. Some are turning to new and controversial sources. Stacey Vanek Smith has a lesson in education economics.

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