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Occupy Wall Street protesters react

Oct 14, 2011
Marketplace's Alisa Roth has reactions from the protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park after a potential crisis for Occupy Wall Street was averted.

JP Morgan Chase reports quarterly earnings

Oct 13, 2011
Earnings from Wall Street banks are beginning to trickle in, with JP Morgan the first to report. But are all banks created equal?

Secretary Geithner to meet with G20 leaders

Oct 13, 2011
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is heading to Paris with a message to European leaders about how to solve the economic crisis.

Wall Street could lose 10,000 jobs in the coming year

Oct 11, 2011
The New York state comptroller is predicting that the financial world of New York could lose as many as 10,000 securities industry jobs by the end of 2012.

Obama administration hopes to spur foreign investment

Oct 10, 2011
The Obama administration is hoping to get at least a trillion dollars worth of foreign investment in the next five years, but it might prove hard to lure overseas investors.

Morgan Stanley battles rumors about its health

Oct 5, 2011
Amid concerns about the vulnerability of banks in Europe, Morgan Stanley has been beset by rumors of exposure to risky European debt.

On third anniversary, TARP mortgage aid lags

Oct 3, 2011
The Troubled Asset Relief Program stabilized the financial and auto industries, but hasn't delivered aid to struggling homeowners.

Ford uses jobs as bargaining chip

Sep 29, 2011
Ford says it's still planning to add thousands of jobs in the U.S. over the next two years, but there could be a catch.

Deaths from tainted cantaloupe mount

Sep 28, 2011
Cantaloupe contaminated with bacteria has killed at least 13 Americans. As the toll likely rises, how long will it take for the melon industry?

After GM, UAW begins talks with Ford

Sep 27, 2011
The UAW is likely to press for bigger wage increases at Ford, the only Detroit carmaker that didn't declare bankruptcy during the financial crisis.