European bailout fund has little force left

Nov 25, 2011
The news from Europe this morning starts with Italy, which had to pay a euro-era record rate to borrow money from the bond market. Meanwhile, Hungary's bonds were downgraded to junk status.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, italy, hungary, bailout

MID-DAY UPDATE: Violence escalates in Libya, concerns mount over rising oil prices

Feb 25, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Libya. After reports of mass killings of anti-government protesters, the United Nations top human rights office...
Posted In: bailout, BP, CBS, deep water drilling, Gaddafi, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Ireland, Libya, mid-day update, middle east, NATO, North Africa, Oil, protests, television, United Nations, violence

Irish bailout: Ireland receives $113 billion to save banks, pay down deficit

Nov 29, 2010
UPDATE: Ireland will receive a $113 billion bailout from the European Union and International Monetary Fund to save its banks and pay down its de...
Posted In: bailout, EU, international monetary fund, Ireland

A poem about TARP

Sep 30, 2010
A poetic summary of where the bailout money went, and how we get it back....
Posted In: bailout, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: GM CEO Ed Whitacre stepping down...

Aug 12, 2010
... the company reports $1.3 billion in profits-- IPO to come Car dealers face higher demand with short supply New jobless claims rise again For...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, BP, China, consumer confidence, Dr. Seuss, Ed Whitacre, foreclosures, General Motors, GM, Godfather of Solar, Green Eggs and Ham, lost decade, mid-day update, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP: 'Tis but a scratch!

Jul 19, 2010
*The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: bailout, benefits, BP, Chrysler, GM, Halliburton, mid-day update, Obama, TARP, Unemployment

Geithner on Marketplace

Mar 23, 2009
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal just taped an interview with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. The interview airs this evening, but I sat in on the...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, Geithner

Hurricane AIG

Mar 18, 2009
As I've pointed out the last couple days, I worry that the whirling dervish of AIG's bonuses might be diverting our attention from issues more...
Posted In: AIG, bailout, Banks, bonuses

At the corner of uncertainty and anger

Mar 16, 2009
It feels like we've reached an important crossroads in the economic recovery. Many people are fed up with the bailouts of companies like AIG. The...
Posted In: AIG, bailout, bonuses, Geithner, TARP

Looting the taxpayer

Mar 11, 2009
In the latest iteration of the government's plan to save the financial system, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says the government will give money...
Posted In: bailout, Geithner, TARP