Sep 22, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for September 22, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for September 22, 2008

Segments From this episode

Will foreign banks join the U.S. bailout?

Sep 22, 2008
The U.S. mortgage debt bailout will extend to toxic assets in foreign banks. But how will it be paid for, and how will it affect the global economy? Scott Jagow talks with Steven Beard in London.

The bailout and the housing market

Sep 22, 2008
Potential home buyers have been hovering, reluctant to buy until they feel prices have reached bottom and loan requirements have loosened. Does the bailout change the picture. Dan Grech reports.

Sovereign funds could give U.S. a pass

Sep 22, 2008
Sovereign wealth funds were investing heavily in distressed U.S. banks. Mitchell Hartman learns that, like the Abu Dhabi group that bought Manchester's soccer team Friday, these funds could now be looking elsewhere.

What happens to financial survivors?

Sep 22, 2008
Wall Street should have won an Emmy for a dramatic series for last week's events. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks with an economist to get some perspective on it all and a forecast of what's to come.

Congress tackles bailout's bottom line

Sep 22, 2008
Proposals for rescuing financial institutions go to Congress this week, but lawmakers worked through the weekend to get a head start. The budget deficit is expected to balloon. Danielle Karson reports.

China's food safety chief resigns

Sep 22, 2008
Every Chinese product safety scandal has occurred on the watch of Li Changjiang, the top quality supervisor in the country. But is the Chinese government making him a scapegoat? Scott Tong reports from Shanghai.

Morgan, Goldman going commercial

Sep 22, 2008
And then there were none. The last two Wall Street investment banks standing have decided to become commercial banks, with the approval of the Federal Reserve. Steve Henn has more on what that means.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC