Latest Comments

Latest Comments

Pages

5

I'd like to agree with me

Scott Jagow | Mar 19, 2009
With the death of another newspaper this week, we've talked more about the future of journalism. In furthering that discussion, I'd like to point...
1

Markets respond to bold Fed move

Renita Jablonski | Mar 19, 2009
Global markets are absorbing the Federal Reserve's move to unleash another wave of cash into the economy. Renita Jablonski talks to Edward Hadas of the financial Web site Breaking Views about why this move is considered aggressive.
Posted In: Investing
1

Kellogg's CEO: Ramp up food regulation

Steve Henn | Mar 19, 2009
Kellogg's CEO David Mackay is urging Congress to improve government regulation on food safety. His company lost nearly $70 million in recalled products after the salmonella outbreak in peanuts. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Food, Health
1

A safe place for money

Chris Farrell | Mar 20, 2009
Question: My Dad, 68, is dying of cancer and recently entered Hospice. He has a life insurance policy in the amount of $500,000. This is money my...
Posted In: Savings
9

Geithner may not survive

Scott Jagow | Mar 18, 2009
To say Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is on the hot seat would be an understatement. The chorus calling for him to lose his job is decidedly...
1

Geithner takes responsibility

Scott Jagow | Mar 19, 2009
In an interview about to air on CNN, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner admits he should've known about the AIG bonus problem sooner. "It's my...
6

Hurricane AIG

Scott Jagow | Mar 18, 2009
As I've pointed out the last couple days, I worry that the whirling dervish of AIG's bonuses might be diverting our attention from issues more...
Posted In: AIG, bailout, Banks, bonuses
4

What we're missing beyond AIG

| Mar 18, 2009
The $165 million in bonuses going to AIG employees has caused an uproar across the nation. But what are we missing while being distracted by those bonuses? Steve Henn reports.
3

Fed's $1 trillion injection has its risks

Janet Babin | Mar 19, 2009
The Federal Reserve says it will buy U.S. Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities to inject $1 trillion into the economy. Homeowners looking to refinance mortgages could benefit. But there are potential downsides. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Housing, Investing
4

Hating Duke should be a priority

Scott Jagow | Mar 19, 2009
I've been so consumed with AIG and things of that nature, I forgot to fill out my NCAA tournament bracket, and now it's too late. Even President...

Pages

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

mormuno01's picture

The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

wcourchesne's picture

What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...