Segments From this episode
Chinese car maker Geely is buying Volvo for $1.8 billion, the Chinese auto industry's largest acquisition so far. Bob Moon reports what Geely is getting for its money and why Ford may have set certain limits on the sale.
The U.S. military is closing down a string of restaurants in the Kandahar, Afghanistan, the spiritual home of the Taliban, to remove Western influence. Bill Radke talks to Dion Nissenbaum, Kabul bureau chief for the McClatchy newspapers.
Investors interested in film may soon be able to put money into box office exchanges, which would allow participants to wager on the success or failure of a film. But some industry experts are against the idea. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Adjustable mortgages threatened to be a big problem this year, coinciding with the peak of the housing market in 2005 and homeowners not owing principal for five years. But the situation isn't as bleak as once feared. Mitchell Hartman explains why.
The success of a key engineering test over the weekend puts Boeing's 787 Dreamliner one step closer to entering commercial service. Which is promising, considering the carrier is three years behind schedule. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Some in the business world see the prison sentence of a top Rio Tinto executive as a severe wake-up call to those who engage in bribery and other illegal business practices in China. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 29, 2010