Segments From this episode
Banks took back 93,000 American homes in July, the eighth straight month of more U.S. home foreclosures. But there are signs the crisis may start to ease in the months ahead.
Consumers might be suffering from a massive case of low self-esteem. But does confidence need to rise to boost the economy, or does the economy need to get better before consumer moods improve?
Bank of England governor Mervyn King told the public the U.K. faces a long, hard road back to full recovery. Critics also say King is being over-optimistic.
The latest indicators say China's economy is slowing down, from production to manufacturing, and some economists say the country may need a decade to adjust.
The story of how a newly elected state senator in an oil-loving Louisiana district set his state up with the strongest solar tax rebates in the nation.
By the end of the year, 20 German cities will have photos of their neighborhoods posted on Google, in the face of vocal protests. The search giant is offering a solution, but critics are questioning the timing.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 12, 2010