Marketplace for Thursday, April 19, 2012
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The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago this coming Saturday. The cleanup effort continues to this day, and there still is a lot of debate about where all that oil went. Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport reveals where Americans are investing their money. Here's a hint: it's not stocks. The Obama administration said Wednesday that it would vastly expand the use of competitive bidding to buy medical equipment for Medicare beneficiaries. And "Good Morning America" unseated the "Today" show for the highest-rated morning show last week.
Posted In: shareholders, Citigroup, Banks
A peek inside annual meetings for the big banks, where small shareholders get to talk directly to executives.
Posted In: Bank of America, satire
"Your Bank of America" offers fake customer testimonials that take aim at the major institution's marketing and brand.