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Oct 3, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 03, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 03, 2008

Segments From this episode

Lobbying heats up for rescue

Oct 3, 2008
Lobbying groups are telling small businesses, manufacturers to call their members of Congress and urge them to pass the financial rescue bill. Scott Jagow hears more from Nancy Marshall Genzer in Washington.

AIG can put some parts up for sale

Oct 3, 2008
A couple weeks ago, the government loaned insurance giant AIG $85 billion. Today, the it plans to share how it might pay that money back. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports what pieces of the company competitors may like to buy.

How they deal with crisis in Sweden

Oct 3, 2008
In the early 90's, Sweden was facing a financial crisis that sounds a lot similar to what the U.S. is going through right now. Alisa Roth explores what the country did to get back on its feet and why it worked out well in the end.

Charlotte seniors coffee talk on bailout

Oct 3, 2008
For a group of seniors at a Panera in Charlotte, North Carolina, the financial bailout is hot on the talk menu. Amy Scott sat in on one of their discussions and got an earful for the latest in our Road to Ruin series.

Europe meeting on economic plan

Oct 3, 2008
European leaders are meeting ahead of Washington's G8 meeting to try to come to a unified economic stance. Megan Williams reports one big issue is whether or not to set up more coordinated banking oversight.

Some in House are still undecided

Oct 3, 2008
The House vote today will determine the future of the rescue package, but some on the floor are still trying to decide where they stand. Scott Jagow talks to Republican Congressman Mike Conaway, who's still on the fence.

Wells Fargo bids for Wachovia

Oct 3, 2008
Wells Fargo would get Wachovia for $15 billion, knocking Citigroup and the FDIC out of the picture. Renita Jablonski talks to Chris Whalen of Institutional Risk Analytics about why the banks may be a good fit.

House may be able to pass bailout

Oct 3, 2008
The House is preparing to vote on the Senate's version of the $700 billion bailout for the financial industry. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports that today, House leaders say they have enough votes to pass it.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC