May 2, 2013 The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates to a record low of 0.5 percent. But how much stimulus can the ECB really provide?
Apr 23, 2013 It's momument-building time in the land of tech. Apple and Google both have expansive new headquarters on the drawing board.
Apr 10, 2013 In July, interest rates on some federal student loans are set to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent -- and students are scrambling to stop the change.
Jan 30, 2013 With interest rates locked near zero until 6.5 percent unemployment, what's the point of meeting until then?
Jan 3, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell says there is one bright economic spot to look forward to in the coming year: the housing market.
Sep 25, 2012 The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote today on whether to allow the building of micro-apartments as small as 150 square feet. Similar programs have started to be tested in New York and Boston.
Sep 14, 2012 People who save may bear a disproportionate share of the burden in our insatiable appetite for low interest rates.
Aug 6, 2012 The Treasury Department is planning to roll out a floating-rate note program in about a year. But what is a floating-rate note and why do we need one? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains with a boat analogy.
Jul 11, 2012 News this morning that Bob Diamond, the former head of Barclay's bank has given up $30 million in bonuses after resigning over that interest rate rigging scandal. And the scandal has brought up the issue -- yet again -- of whether current regulations on the financial industry are adequate.