MID-DAY UPDATE: Production gap widens in Japan, Op-ed calls attention to budget woes

Mar 24, 2011
Here are some of today's headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Portugal's prime minister stepped down after rival ...
Posted In: budget, budget crisis, budget cuts, China, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, gas prices, Goldman Sachs, IMAX, jobless, manufacturing, mid-day update, Portugal, prime minister, production, Toyota, Unemployment

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns

Feb 24, 2011
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...
Posted In: aid, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, Facebook, healthcare, Libya, mid-day update, mortgage, robo-signing, social media, state budgets, Wall Street Journal, white house

MID-DAY UPDATE: Dodd-Frank, budget cuts, Middle East and Lap-Band

Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...
Posted In: afghanistan, Bahrain, budget, deficit-cutting, deficits, Dodd-Frank law, FDA, Kabul Bank, Lap-band, mid-day update, middle east, protests, regulation, Senate, weight loss

Can you solve the federal deficit?

Feb 17, 2011
Want to solve the U.S. debt crisis? You may have more success in cutting the federal deficit than the politicians in Washington. Today on Marketp...
Posted In: budget, budget hero, deficit-cutting, deficits, game

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's budget cuts, protests in Bahrain, and billable hours

Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...
Posted In: Bahrain, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, lawyers, medicaid, Medicare, mid-day update, obama budget, protests, Social Security

Buyer Beware

Jan 25, 2011
The Securities & Exchange Commission is advocating that stockbrokers should be considered fiduciaries. It's a tougher professional standard...
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MIDDAY UPDATE: State of the Union, cocoa prices, Academy Award nominations

Jan 25, 2011
President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the economy, unemployment, and the deficit in tonight's State of the Union address. But Senator Jeff...
Posted In: Barack Obama, brunch, budget, cocoa, foreclosures, Jeff Merkley, mid-day update, Obama, Oscars, Paul Ryan, Republican response, State of the Union

MIDDAY UPDATE: Illinois raises income tax, California's budget, and Haiti -- One year later

Jan 12, 2011
Illinois state legislators raised the state income tax from 3 percent to 5 percent, a 66 percent hike. In plain terms, if you owed the Illinois...
Posted In: budget, california, Haiti, Illinois, income tax, mid-day update


Dec 31, 2010
Cities across the world are preparing to celebrate the new year. But in the face of budget deficits and government cut-backs, how much is...
Posted In: Australia, Big Book, budget, flood, mid-day update

MIDDAY UPDATE: Vatican financial transparency, NASA budget woes, and beer baths

Dec 30, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI is working to make the Vatican's financial operations more transparent amid a financial investigation involving its bank. The...
Posted In: Ares I, beer, budget, Congress, Germany, mid-day update, NASA, Pope Benedict, Vatican, Vatican Bank