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Although mortgage-backed securities played a pivotal role in the global financial crisis, signs indicate that banks in Europe are once again exploring this as an investment vehicle. Stephen Beard makes the case for them.
Last year, the Treasury's stress tests found 10 of the 19 biggest U.S. banks likely couldn't weather a severe recession. Now, banks are expected to be in the black.
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended that GlaxoSmithKline's billion-dollar diabetes drug, Avandia, be allowed to stay on the market.
Opponents of immigration are belting some harsh rhetoric in the wake of Arizona's new hard-line laws. But economics editor Chris Farrell explains why immigrants are crucial to U.S. entrepreneurship.
The new financial regulations bill cleared its last real hurdle today and the president will likely sign it into law early next week. But it could take awhile for anybody to really notice.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 15, 2010