(Almost) any thank-you gift... just $5/month or more! GIVE NOW
Jul 14, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 14, 2008


Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 14, 2008

Segments From this episode

Government will back Fannie & Freddie

Jul 14, 2008
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.

Regulators not focused on prevention

Jul 14, 2008
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.

Get ready for another round of stimulus

Jul 14, 2008
Democrats are proposing a second round of stimulus, this time focused on boosting the economy with infrastructure projects. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Economic stimulus checks are prepared for printing at the Philadelphia Financial Center on May 8, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pa.
Jeff Fusco/Getty Images

An incentive to rebuild

Jul 14, 2008
Thousands are still struggling to get back on their feet after China's devastating earthquake. But some villages have found strong motivations to rebuild. Lisa Chow reports.

Aircraft makers face dropping sales

Jul 14, 2008
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.

Most Americans will outlive savings

Jul 14, 2008
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.

SEC tries to silence rumors

Jul 14, 2008
Much of the chaos on the markets recently has been attributed to Wall Street whispers. Now, the SEC has a plan to clear the air. Steve Henn reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

It’s a great day to invest in Marketplace at any level!

Donate $5/month or more today to get almost ANY thank-you gift.