Segments From this episode
New reports show U.S. exports are slipping, and 1 percent of U.S. companies sell products abroad. The Commerce Department wants to change that -- one (very) small enterprise at a time.
It's assumed Christine LaGarde will get the job. Emerging markets complain Europeans always run the IMF, but they haven't been able to coalesce around their own candidate.
China holds more than $1 trillion of U.S. debt, so today the country has said it hopes the U.S. will take effective steps to improve its fiscal position.
Anna Chapman -- the red-headed cover girl of the Russian spy ring uncovered by the FBI last year -- is no longer a woman of international mystery, and instead is promoting technology investment in Russia.
The U.S. Senate has rejected a plan, backed by banks, for a six-month delay in the implementation of a cap on debit card swipe fees. Karen Petrou with Federal Financial Analytics explains.
Adolfo Laurenti, deputy chief economist at Mesirow Financial, explains how recent stock numbers show a slowdown in economic activity, and how factors like oil prices and the Chinese housing bubble could impact the economic soft patch.
A new report released from the Brookings Institution shows that highly skilled temporary and permanent immigrants in the United States now outnumber lower-skilled ones. Andrey Singer from the Brookings Institution explains.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 9, 2011