Segments From this episode
The SEC has proposed a ban on flash trading, which allows some traders to see an order to buy or sell stock a fraction of a second before it's revealed publicly. The SEC is concerned about the practice providing an unfair advantage. Amy Scott reports.
Food prices are on the decline in grocery stores across the country. Lower gas prices are one cause; cash-strapped customers are another. Stacey Vanek-Smith goes shopping.
To business owner Brian England, the health of workers in his Columbia, Md. auto care business is a top priority. He tells his story and explains why everybody should get health care in our latest installment of "The Cure."
If business owner Kristina Runciman offers health care to one of her employees with pre-existing conditions, she can't give insurance to anyone else on staff. She tells her story in this installment of "The Cure."
A survey ranking top brands throughout the world listed U.S. companies at the top. But in China, European brands outranked several top American companies. Scott Tong explores why Europeans may think more globally in business.
An over supply of milk and a drop in international demand have sent prices paid to farmers to their lowest levels in 30 years. Farmers are blaming lack of competition -- and getting the Justice Department involved. John Dillon reports.
The Federal Reserve is looking at a proposal that would require Fed approval on policies that set the pay of bank workers. Would this reduce risky behavior? Amy Scott reports, and Steve Chiotakis talks to Richard DeKaser of Woodley Park Research.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 18, 2009