Marketplace PM for August 21, 2007
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street, Washington
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd, and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson came together today to reassure everyone that they're on top of any changes to the subprime-riddled economy. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Housing
Kai Ryssdal got an invitation from Countrywide in his mail, urging him to apply for a 40-year mortgage. This piqued his interest, since Countrywide's reported to be teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. He got mortgage broker Seth Asher to explain.
Marketplace listeners respond to our coverage of carbon offsets, Tim Bedore's commentary on America's infrastructure, and the recent toy recall.