Mitchell Hartman | Sep 16, 2008
With the nation's biggest investment banks taking body blows and the world's biggest insurer on the ropes, it's not surprising people in the financial markets are a bit hysterical. But what about Main Street and regular people's livelihoods? Mitchell Hartman reports.
| Sep 16, 2008
The United Nations General Assembly has quietly convened its annual session. Commentator Amity Shlaes says the explanation for who's friendly with the U.S. at the United Nations -- and who's not -- is often economic.
Chris Farrell | Sep 16, 2008
Question: Hi! We have a 30 year fixed mortgage at 5.625% interest rate. We have $342,300 left to pay on the loan and currently pay $2,776 per month...
Chris Farrell | Sep 12, 2008
Nouriel Roubini, professor at New York University and well-known blogger, has been in the forefront of understanding the depth of the current...
Chris Farrell | Sep 15, 2008
Question: My husband and I are 32 and 31. We have approximately 80K in retirement investments (SEP IRA, mutual funds) with Wells Fargo. We noticed...
Chris Farrell | Sep 7, 2007
On yesterday's Marketplace Morning Report host Scott Jagow and I talked about one of the best ideas I've come across in dealing with families...
Kai Ryssdal | Sep 16, 2008
There's been a theory that the rest of the world's economies would keep growing even if the U.S. didn't. After a year of subprime mortgage mess, that theory doesn't appear valid. Kai Ryssdal gets the views of economics professor Robert Dunn.
Sarah Gardner | Sep 16, 2008
An FDA hearing today takes up a controversial plastic hardener that's used in everything from baby bottles to food packaging. Canada plans to ban it from baby bottles. Sarah Gardner reports.
| Jul 11, 2008
We present another take on the tough business of planning for the end. This week, we hear from Isabella Vidrialis, a clinical social worker at a hospice in Los Angeles.
| Sep 16, 2008
While all eyes were on Wall Street's big financial institutions, the price of oil slipped down to $91 a barrel -- a seven-month low. How'd that happen? Host Stacey Vanek-Smith asks economist Andrew Hilton.