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The Fed and Treasury have made it clear that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac won't be allowed to fail. Host Bob Moon asks Marketplace's Amy Scott what steps the government may take to prevent their collapse.
Why is it that the Fed and the Treasury always seem to be playing catch up? Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan says it's time to focus on preventative care for the economy.
Democrats are proposing a second round of stimulus, this time focused on boosting the economy with infrastructure projects. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Even though new aircraft sales may drop by as much as half this year, manufacturers Boeing and Airbus are keeping busy with the sales they've already made. Stephen Beard reports.
A new study finds that three out of five middle-class Americans won't have enough saved to last through retirement with their current standard of living. Janet Babin reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 14, 2008