Despite governments around the globe pulling out all the stops, markets worldwide are crashing this morning. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to economist Andrew Hilton about what this means for investors and the economy.
The government is weighing a plan to insure all of the nation's bank deposits. Previously, depositors were insured for up to $100,000, but lawmakers may remove the limits altogether. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Governments worldwide are making strides to stop the financial crisis from escalating any further. But money manager Bill Fleckenstein told Bill Radke why he doesn't have much confidence the moves will help.
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland is wrapping up her "Road to Ruin?" trip in St. Louis. She says a high school economics class has given her hope the next generation may learn from the current crisis.
President Bush addressed press from the Rose Garden of the White House, listing steps the government has taken to resolve the financial crisis. The statement was intended to calm down the markets. Jeremy Hobson reports.
The IMF says rising food and energy prices are taking a heavy toll on some developing nations. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports financial ministers will have struggling countries on the agenda this weekend.