Bankers and bank regulators are testifying before the government's bailout watchdog panel. Citigroup CEO, Vikram Pandit is also there, thanking Congress for saving his company. Bill Radke finds out why from Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer.
The White House is proposing financial reform legislation that would prevent banks from engaging in high-risk proprietary trading. Bill Radke explores the unhappy reception that idea is getting with Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer.
Under new White House legislation, banks wouldn't be able to make engage in proprietary trading to prevent a potential conflict of interest. U.S. bankers who don't like the proposal are threatening to move abroad. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The Senate broke through a logjam yesterday that held up funding to extend unemployment benefits and pay federal highway construction workers. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer about what bills will follow.
Senate negotiators are working out legislation that would create a government watchdog for consumers, but one that's less independent than some would like. Bill Radke gets details from Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer.
A new White House grant proposal hopes to curb the dropout rate by targeting schools with graduation rates below 60 percent. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer about how this differs from past educational funding.