Mar 29, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell joins Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the state of infrastructure in the U.S. and whether the country can afford to improve it.
Mar 25, 2013 High debt equals low growth, right? That's a widely-held belief among the political class, supported by well-funded bipartisan PR campaigns. But many economists just don't agree.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 25, 2013 President Obama is expected to name five new national monuments on Monday. In addition to historical significance and land preservation, national monuments can boost local economies through tourism.
Mar 21, 2013 Think you can figure out the Federal Reserve's position on inflation and unemployment in 2012 compared to today? Test your smarts.
Mar 20, 2013 Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith, Moore & Company, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain why the Federal Reserve is likely to continue with quantitative easing.
Mar 21, 2013 The Federal Reserve is finishing up a meeting today in Washington, to which many economists and investors are looking for signs of just how long the central bank intends to keep up its aggressive monetary easing.
Mar 14, 2013 Differences aside, there is one thing Republicans and Democrats have in common when it comes to their budget proposals: They are both are friendly to baby boomers.
Mar 14, 2013 President Obama is meeting at the White House this morning with corporate CEO's to talk about cybersecurity. Obama told ABC News that computer attacks are ramping up, including some that are state sponsored.
Mar 13, 2013 Tonight, President Obama speaks to the non-profit group, Organizing, for America, which some have described as the president's never-ending campaign. Where is the money behind the organization coming from?
Mar 12, 2013 Washington Republicans and Democrats don't seem close to agreeing on a budget, but does the U.S. really need a federal budget in the first place?