Segments From this episode
Yesterday the Federal Reserve announced that it plans to buy $600 billion worth of government bonds. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission say stock market buyers and sellers can no longer jump into the market without broker-supervision. Scott Tong explains.
Canada's Potash Corporation accounts for 30 percent of the world's potash supply, and BHP Billiton wants in on the fertilizer's market. Stephen Beard has more.
China has begun conducting it census, and economists are interested in how many properties sit empty. It's a problem in the northwest city of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia province, where parts of the city are completely vacant. Why all the empty houses? Rob Schmitz reports.
Looking towards the future, where will jobs be? What industry will they be in? How should you prepare? Will the new government be helping out? Jeremy Hobson talks to Marketplace's Chris Farrell about the outlook.
Geolocation services like Foursquare and Facebook Places are supposed to be all the rage on the Internet these days. But a Pew Research Center study says only 4 percent of Americans online use these apps. Will it grow, or be just a tech fad?
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 4, 2010