Segments From this episode
On the heels of the credit market's latest turn for the worse, the Federal Reserve is offering to step in and almost double the $160 billion it's loaning to banks. Bob Moon reports it's not clear how long banks will need to recover.
A movement through Africa is hoping to deregulate agriculture and let markets determine prices. Terry FitzPatrick reports a new exchange in Ethiopia may help end farmers' uncertainty.
Spanish voters narrowly re-elected Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to his second term, with economy their number one issue. Doug Krizner talks to John Peet of The Economist magazine about a slowdown in Spain's economy.
Two new studies challenge notions that foreign-born highly-skilled workers displace ones born in the U.S. Dan Grech reports the U.S. isn't producing enough people in skilled fields to fill American companies' demands.
The FBI and Justice Department are investigating Countrywide to see if it misrepresented its financial position and the quality of the loans it made. But Nancy Marshall Genzer reports Bank of America is still planning to take over.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 10, 2008