Apr 3, 2008

Marketplace morning report for Thursday, April 4, 2008

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Marketplace morning report for Thursday, April 4, 2008

Segments From this episode

Regulations affect insurance industry

Apr 3, 2008
One item in Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's 200-page plan to overhaul financial regulation is a call to change the way the insurance industry is regulated. Economics editor Chris Farrell talks to Scott Jagow.

Congress takes up airplane safety

Apr 3, 2008
With airline safety issues increasingly in the news, Congress holds a hearing today on the issue. Jeff Tyler looks into whether outsourcing maintenance to foreign repair shops are at fault.

Wellpoint targets botched surgeries

Apr 3, 2008
The health insurance company Wellpoint has announced a new strategy for discouraging medical errors. It says it will no longer reimburse hospitals for botched operations. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Job openings on Wall Street?

Apr 3, 2008
Wall Street's been slaughtered by layoffs. About 35,000 finance workers have lost their jobs, according to the latest count. But one segment of high finance is still hiring: hedge funds. Jill Barshay reports.

Banks try to win back trust

Apr 3, 2008
Lately trust between banks has broken down. Consumers have been losing faith, as well. Marketplace's Amy Scott reports on how banks are trying to win back the hearts and minds of both.

Senate finalizing housing market help

Apr 3, 2008
The Senate today is expected to put the finishing touches on a bi-partisan compromise aimed at helping homeowners facing foreclosure. From Washington, Jeremy Hobson gives us the outlines of the plan.

ATA is latest airline to shut down

Apr 3, 2008
It's only April and the year is already shaping up to be a tough one for airlines. This morning, ATA became the fourth airline to go under. Alisa Roth reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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