Segments From this episode
Whether or not the market continues with dramatic ups and downs, focusing on the long term is key. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan tells Scott Jagow paying close attention to the daily fluctuations in the stock market isn't productive.
The U.S. government is investigating European banks accused of doing business with Iran, Sudan and Libya, which is forbidden. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard in London about which banks are involved.
India's electric car runs near-silent and has a blaring horn -- and almost no buyers. Part of the problem is the way it's advertised, but Raymond Thibodeaux reports it may find a market within the country soon.
A study finds producing corn, soy, cotton and wheat has become more efficient over the last 20 years. Ashley Milne-Tyte explores how a less detrimental environmental impact could help increase food production later.
With most of the U.S. auto industry relying on a government bailout to survive, now's not the best time for the Detroit Auto Show to be glitzing up. Jeremy Hobson reports what the show will be focusing on instead.
Mexico will be the first country to meet with incoming U.S. President Barack Obama. Top issues being brought to the table include NAFTA, immigration reform and battling Mexico's drug war. Dan Grech reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 12, 2009