Oct 23, 2013 The city says it can't pay for the $18 billion in long-term liabilities it has accumulated.
Oct 10, 2013 In his travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says the American economy in small cities and towns is doing all right.
Oct 7, 2013 San Francisco is experimenting with what's known as participatory budgeting to give more people a say in how their tax dollars are spent.
Sep 30, 2013 We might not be getting a jobs report this Friday.
Sep 27, 2013 Metro Detroit has one of the nation’s largest and oldest Syrian communities, where ex-pats work to help family and friends back in Syria.
Sep 10, 2013 Today, a US district court considers Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.
Sep 3, 2013 Harvard economist Sendhil Mullainathan has written a book called, "Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much."
Sep 6, 2013 As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
Aug 22, 2013 As if Detroit doesn’t have enough money problems, now the cash-strapped city faces a huge bill from their bankruptcy lawyers.
Aug 12, 2013 Detroit's bankruptcy last month has sent ripples through the $3.7-trillion municipal bond market, but so far the fallout seems limited to communities in Michigan.