Segments From this episode
The new iPad by Apple is being marketed as a third device -- you buy it after you already have a computer and smartphone. But as the device can't really serve to replace either, what need does it meet? Brett Neely reports.
Some fiscal conservatives have called on the president to abandon health care now and focus on cutting the deficit. Why can't we do both? Bill Radke explores health care with economics correspondent Chris Farrell.
In his first State of the Union address, President Obama supported the trillion-dollar stimulus and announced his proposal to freeze spending next year on Congress-controlled programs. Steve Chiotakis gets more from Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman.
Government leaders are discussing deficit budgets as they continue to hash through economic issues at the World Economic Forum. Some governments are borrowing so much, it could push interest rates up and hurt recovery. Stephen Beard reports from Davos.
Rebuilding Haiti has been a central focus at the World Economic Forum. Steve Chiotakis talks to Catherine Bragg, assistant secretary general of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, about how people are getting involved.
RealtyTrac is seeing foreclosures rise in markets around the country beyond the usual suspects like California and Nevada. But some analysts awrn foreclosures don't tell the whole story. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Ford said it earned $2.7 billion last year -- despite being stuck with more debt than bailed-out counterparts GM and Chrysler. Mitchell Hartman explains how the carmaker managed itself differently.
Another one of President Obama's spending plans calls for bringing high-speed rail to U.S. cities like Tampa and Cleveland. But how will this create jobs with most leaders of high-speed rail in Europe and Japan? Collin Campbell reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 28, 2010