Marketplace's financial road trip continues this morning in Charlotte, N.C., where New York City Bureau Chief Amy Scott explores the wide effects Citigroup's purchase of Wachovia's banking business has on the city.
Today GM executives will announce a new $359 million auto plant opening in distressed Flint, Mich. Workers there will build fuel-efficient engines for the Volt and Cruze models. Mitchell Hartman reports.
And now, the fallout. More of the same seems to be the common prediction. As for who next, AIG seems to have been nominated for that post. Stacey Vanek Smith asks economist Christopher Low for his take.
With unemployment up, community colleges' enrollments are rising too. Many schools are short on funds and are having trouble handling the spike, especially in California where politicians are late in approving the state budget. Julie Small reports.
Most large businesses set ergonomics standards for themselves, but small and large businesses worry about the cost if federal standards are adopted. Rachel Dornhelm reports on a forum being held today.