News In Brief

MID-DAY UPDATE: GDP revised down

Daryl Paranada Aug 27, 2010

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stepped up to the podium to kick off a big central bankers’ convention in Wyoming. We have one analyst’s reaction.
The government has revised the second quarter Gross Domestic Product downward to 1.6 percent. Is economic growth still in our future?
Toyota has issued yet another big recall of it cars.This time for Corolla
The unmanned vehicle market looks to grow beyond the military
A detective in New York offers his thoughts on the state’s new divorce law
China plans to build a big bus — that can drive over cars.
We take a look at New Orleans’ recovery projects as we look back at the city five years after it was hit by Hurricane Katrina
The public-private investment program is a key piece of the Obama administration’s efforts to bring the financial system back from the brink. And it’s making money.
U.K. researchers have cracked the code for the genetic makeup of wheat
Dell and HP are in a fight for 3PAR.

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.