Segments From this episode
Trading volume is key to the success of the Chicago Merchantile Exchange, but shares there are trading for less than half what they were a year ago. Adriene Hill reports credit market stability will help renew CME growth.
Worker protests in France have gone to extremes lately as angry employees feel they're running out of options. Anita Elash looks into the recent rise of bossnappings and other demonstrations of the French labor movement.
President Obama meets with credit card issuers today to let them know how he feels about their recent tactics. Escalating interest rates and deceptive practices are on the agenda. Tamara Keith reports.
Swiss bank Credit Suisse profits were double analysts' expectations in the past quarter. Some analysts say it's because Switzerland's second-largest bank is no longer writing down assets. Christopher Werth reports.
Just because you don't have a paying job right now doesn't mean you have to stop working. Nonprofits are being currently flooded with volunteers, many of them professionals with long resumes. Lisa Napoli reports this can also be a good career strategy.
General Motors may extend its two-week annual production shutdown into nine weeks as a way to cut costs and reduce inventory. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Renita Jablonski about who the move could hurt.
Continuing jobless claims have topped 6.1 million, a new high for the data. Bill Radke talks to Gary Chaison, who says it's difficult to say when exactly these hard numbers will let up.
A House subcommittee is looking into regulating the influx of foreign animals into the U.S. by creating a list of species allowed and effectively banning all others from coming in. Dan Grech reports.
Has Wall Street become numb to the rising jobless numbers? Steve Chiotakis asks Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Wealth Management, and gets his reading on today's earnings reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 23, 2009