Segments From this episode
President Obama will be making his second major address on the Middle East. Expect to hear about free market economies and how that might affect employment in Arab countries.
Upon discovery that natural gas drillers were dumping wastewater into rivers that were used for drinking water, Pennsylvania's environmental regulator has asked for drillers to find other ways to dispose of the waste.
One of Australia's major tobacco companies says it will slash the prices of its product if regulations force them to use generic packaging. A move the company says will entice more kids into smoking.
Federal Reserve officials laid out a broad plan for a gradual tightening of fiscal conditions in their April 26-27 meeting. Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains.
The automaker is expected to announce today that it has reached a deal to refinance its debt. Chrysler is expected to repay the $7.5 billion in government loans early next week.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, May 19, 2011