Segments From this episode
Under its new restructuring plan, General Motors will sell assets such as its Chevrolet and Cadillac brands to a new company. But investors aren't entirely happy with the bankruptcy program. Dan Grech reports.
President Obama's first visit to Russia will focus on trade between the two superpowers. But a close look at current trading relations between the countries shows there's not a whole lot going on. Steve Henn reports.
NBA draft rules dictate basketball players can't go pro until they're at least 19. Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to Stacey Vanek-Smith about how this limits talented players who come directly out of high school.
As temporary owner of GM automaker Opel, the German government is keen to protect the company's 26,000 workers there. But other countries in the E.U. don't like the rules set by the new owner. Brett Neely explores the caveats.
A federal law passed in 2006 was supposed to put online gambling halls out of business, but one gaming group is challenging the law in court. Joel Rose explores where Congress stands on the issue.
What are some of the potential drawbacks of the GM deal? Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to Doug Bernstein, a bankruptcy attorney with Plunkett Cooney, who thinks the deal will sail through.
Delegates at the Geneva Conference are reviewing a possible remedy for shrinking global trade. The "aid for trade" program would make life easier for poor countries by funneling the money to third world exporters. Stephen Beard reports.
Congressional committees are collaborating on the House version of a health care bill that will involve difficult-to-acquire funding. Danielle Karson reviews potential funding ideas for the plan and what could spark controversy.
Stacey Vanek-Smith talks oil prices and the effect news of a second stimulus package is having on the markets with Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 6, 2009