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Despite heavy pushing this week, it looks unlikely that President Obama's jobs package will be passed as-is. And if it isn't passed, even those who do have jobs will feel it.
A trader at Swiss bank UBS is being accused of losing $2 billion in bad trades. And many fingers are pointing to complicated derivatives called exchange-traded funds.
The global economy we live with today means that when Europe hurts, we all hurt. But developing nations like Brazil are hit much less hard these days than the U.S.
After growing fears this week about a Greek default, leaders today are now saying there is reason to still have confidence in the financial system. But has anything really changed?
Despite the ongoing economic turmoil, stocks were actually up this week. Jill Schlesinger explains why Europe is like a patient -- we can give it medicine, but we haven't cured the disease.
The super committee tasked with cutting over a trillion dollars from the Federal budget may seem like it has an impossible task at hand, but $1.2 trillion is not much in the grand scheme of Washington spending.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 16, 2011