Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 15, 2008
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The Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting today which will likely result in another rate cut. That could lead to a weaker dollar, and could also coerce investors to take safety in gold. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Chinese company BYD unveiled a new electric car with a plug-in battery that's supposedly two years ahead of the competition. Scott Jagow talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong, who got a first-hand look.
Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan moderated a panel discussion on the issue of confidence in the economy. He told Scott Jagow our main concerns are confidence for foreign investors and for our leadership in Washington.
The White House looks poised to take action to help the auto industry, and there are a few routes it could take. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to Marketplace's Alisa Roth, who goes over what could happen.
When you want to get people borrowing and spending again and you've exhausted all other options, there's always quantitative spending. Stephen Beard explains this last resort option in our latest Marketplace Decoder.
European banks are reacting to the Bernard Madoff scam with potential losses in the billions. Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland and France's BNP Paribas are just two examples. Stephen Beard reports.