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White House uses a white board to make its case on Bush tax cuts

Sep 30, 2010
Marketplace senior editor Paddy Hirsch put Marketplace on the web video map with his Whiteboard video series, in which he explains complex financ...

A chat with Paddy

Mar 25, 2010
Thought you might like to read an interview with our very own Whiteboard editor Paddy Hirsch. He's featured at the Business Insider this week....

Morning Reading

Mar 17, 2010
Top of the mornin' to ya. In honor of St. Patty's Day, I think we should start with Marketplace's own resident Irishman and his latest Whiteboard...

Banks not lending? Baloney

Jan 28, 2010
A Federal Reserve official said this week that "banks are still not lending." He also said access to credit remains difficult for households and...

What's with all the hostility?

Nov 19, 2009
Perhaps you've been hearing about Kraft's hostile takeover bid for Cadbury or Barnes and Noble's "poison pill" defense to ward off a hostile bid. ...

Is free KFC chicken worth a long wait?

Oct 22, 2009
After attempting a free grilled chicken dinner giveaway in May, Kentucky Fried Chicken is trying it again, hoping for better results. Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch, who attended the first chicken run.

I told you so

Oct 20, 2009
Not me, Brooksley Born. She gave "The Warning" in the late 90's that credit derivatives were dangerous and needed to be regulated. Tonight on PBS...

For public good, not for profit.

High-speed trading goes off the Street

Aug 26, 2009
Stock traders are always looking for ways to get a leg up on the competition. Jill Barshay reports that today it's all about two things: speed and location.

Morning Reading

Jun 26, 2009
The story of the day may well be a House vote on the energy bill. A new poll finds that 75% of Americans believe the government should regulate...