Marketplace for Tuesday, June 19, 2012
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The Federal Reserve is meeting today and tomorrow in Washington -- but is there anything else it can do to help the economy? Kai Ryssdal talks to Neel Kashkari about how the situation in Greece compares to what we went through. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a searchable online database of its credit card consumer complaints. Today, business leaders and environmental groups often work side by side on pressing global issues -- but it isn't always smooth sailing. And we hear about companies embracing the short attention span often seen in media consumption.
Posted In: CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made public the details of 137 complaints against credit card companies, but it's just a small fraction of the almost 17,000 such complaints the agency received.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, italy, Whats up Europe
What are Italians talking about these days? Soccer. But the eurozone crisis is still keeping people on edge.
Posted In: health care
We did a story last week about health care costs and a part of the American Medical Association called the Relative Value Update Committee -- RUC. The head of the committee responds to the story.