Segments From this episode
In the boom years, companies loaded up on loans. But now there are concerns about the corporate debt cliff we still don't have a parachute for. Jeremy Hobson reports.
As the dollar's value has dropped, gold has hit record highs, and now supplies are running low. The Daily Telegraph's Ambrose Evans-Pritchard talks about all things gold with Stacey Vanek-Smith.
The Glass-Steagall Act was supposed to keep retail banks from doing investment banking and vice versa. It was repealed 10 years ago, but some would like to see it reinstated. Alisa Roth reports.
Wal-Mart's profits rose 3.2%, but the company says sales at stores open at least a year fell slightly. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Steve Chiotakis about what's going on at Wal-Mart.
David Wyss, chief economist at Standard and Poor's, talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether unemployment is a threat to free trade, and what President Obama is doing to create jobs.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 12, 2009