Segments From this episode
New protections will go into effect under the Credit Card Accountability Act. Mitchell Hartman reports it's the first installment in an overhaul of credit card rules.
The post-9/11 GI Bill provides military veterans with tuition assistance, and other expenses. But that money may not come in time for the start of the school year. Rico Gagliano reports.
Big changes could be ahead for Japan as the country's ruling party may have to say sayonara. Scott Tong reports on what each of its top political parties are promising.
Reporter Alisa Roth talks with Steve Chiotakis about a new government program that will give rebates to consumers who buy new, more energy-efficient appliances.
Doug Foreman, director of equities at Highmark Capital, talks with Steve Chiotakis about why the latest jobless numbers are disappointing but not disastrous, and how our massive federal deficit affects the economy.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 20, 2009