Segments From this episode
Reports say the federal government is set to sue banks over bad mortgages they sold during the housing boom -- accusing them of misrepresenting the quality of the mortgages.
Professor Eliot Spoon discusses whether the government can win its lawsuits against the nation's banks over the quality of mortgages they sold during the housing boom, and unintended consequences that could occur.
Thaddeus Matula, director of the ESPN documentary "Pony Excess," discusses the economic damage a school can experience when a sports program is shut down -- in light of the NCAA investigating the Miami Hurricanes over players getting illegal benefits.
New York Times reporter Nelson Schwartz discusses a story he wrote about the government suing big banks over the quality of mortgages they sold during the housing boom, and whether the housing market will benefit from a lawsuit win.
The U.S. added no new jobs in August and the unemployment rate didn't change. CBS/MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger discusses what President Obama can do to create some spark.
Gene Sperling, director of the White House National Economic Council, discusses news in the August jobs report that is cause for optimism and what President Obama will say in his upcoming speech on jobs.
Marketplace Morning Report for September 2, 2011