Segments From this episode
Despite a lagging economy, Americans are buying smart phones over plain cell handsets, making the U.S. market a tough battleground for wireless carriers. Competitors strive to give the lowest price for the snazziest product. Dan Grech reports.
Last year, Ford sold Jaguar and Land Rover to Indian auto company for $2.3 billion, but Tata may be having second thoughts about its purchases. Losses at Ford's former subsidiaries hit more than a billion dollars last year. Stephen Beard reports.
A two-day meeting between the U.S. and China kicks off today in Washington which will focus on a "strategic and economic dialogue." But who needs whom more in this relationship? Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan.
Tensions are high as U.S. and Chinese officials converge today in Washington. Talks will focus on trade between the two countries, U.S. consumption of Chinese products and whether China's currency is undervalued. Tamara Keith reports.
Citigroup is trying to decide whether to pay one of its executives the sum of $100 million. But that may be tricky as the bank is one of seven overseen by U.S. pay czar Kenneth Feinberg. Mitchell Hartman reports.
New home sales rose in June, despite bank lending falling significantly in the second quarter. Home prices have fallen so much that sales are finally picking up. Could the housing crisis be abating? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick may be a free man, but can he return to the NFL after criminal dogfighting charges? With the right moves and strong PR, it's a possibility. Rico Gagliano reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 27, 2009