The debate surrounding the Defense Department's proposed budget change is being fueled by contractors who want to keep their jobs. Marketplace's Steve Henn tells Steve Chiotakis how many people some defense contracts would employ.
Saab meets with its creditors today, and GM has made it clear in the past they've wanted to dump the company. But the company outlook is very optimistic. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about why.
Some are looking at today's jobless numbers and saying maybe we've finally reached the bottom. Other experts say consumer confidence has been hit hard. Steve Chiotakis reviews this morning's indicator with Jeremy Hobson.
Auctioneer Kirk Williams had a hunch to try putting frozen foods on his auction block, and the move turned out to be tremendously lucrative. Steve Chiotakis asks Williams how people feel about the food.
Leaders of the Group of 20 wrapped up this week's summit by expanding the role of the International Monetary Fund to help fix the world's economy. The measures are putting the spotlight on an obscure form of currency used by the IMF. Steve Chiotakis talks to Stephen Beard about the SDR.
The big tax deadline is a few weeks away, and the calls for IRS forms and schedules have gotten louder. Steve Chiotakis talks to economics correspondent Chris Farrel about how tax code got so complicated in the first place.
As the G-20 gets underway, regulation is the big theme, and countries are starting to pledge their support to do what's necessary to help their economies. Steve Chiotakis reviews other decisions being made with Stephen Beard in London.
Two-thirds of the world's global activity will be represented at the G-20 summit in London, making cause for a protest for every occasion. Steve Chiotakis talks to Stephen Beard in London about what Londoners are expecting for protest day.
Wall Street may have forgotten about Detroit, but there are plenty of other things going on. Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson talks to Steve Chiotakis about the big economic indicators coming out this week, including March unemployment numbers.
As world leaders prepare for the G-20 summit, it's become clear that stimulus package increases won't be on the table. European correspondent Stephen Beard tells Steve Chiotakis what likely will be accomplished at the meet.