Nov 10, 2011 Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm talks about the state's tough struggles during the recession, and about the future ahead for America.
Sep 30, 2011 Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke last night about the need for the U.S. to learn about financial responsibility from emerging economies. He also said such nations need to start thinking more globally.
Sep 30, 2011 Housing market numbers continue to be low, and many economists are starting to believe that it will be manufacturing and exports, not the housing market, that will lead us to recovery -- however slowly.
Sep 27, 2011 Markets in the U.S. are used to the political ups and downs of the last few months. We speak to Heidi Moore about why we have much more to fear from a European crisis than political stalemate at home.
Sep 26, 2011 As the economic instability in Europe worsens, the U.S. is in no shape to set an example of effective government financial reform. That's putting global markets on edge.
Sep 22, 2011 In these tough economic times, some businesses and individuals are turning to underground economic activities. It's a way to sidestep the government temporarily and make due, but won't be good in the long-term.
Sep 22, 2011 The recession has made the growth for the middle class of America more difficult.
Sep 22, 2011 The state's alternative indicators measure things like job creation, environmental impacts and residents' quality time.
Nov 30, 2011 More than 14 million Americans are out of work. In this special one-hour Marketplace broadcast, host Kai Ryssdal examines what that means for the economy and how to get Americans back to work.
Sep 22, 2011 Despite the ongoing economic turmoil, stocks were actually up this week. Jill Schlesinger explains why Europe is like a patient -- we can give it medicine, but we haven't cured the disease.