Segments From this episode
Chinese Web users are complaining about China's latest Internet filtering software, Green Dam, which has been known to leak and crash computers. Many places required to install the software aren't using it. Scott Tong reports.
Hospitals that treat large numbers of low-income patients say they might be hurt by Medicare cuts meant to pay for health care reform. Joel Rose explores which services could be most affected in this installment of "The Cure."
Senator Max Baucus's health care bill would allow insurers to compete across state lines for customers. But some nationwide regulators worry this could hurt smaller insurers. John Dimsdale reports.
The E.U. meets today ahead of next week's G20 summit to hammer out a policy on bankers' bonuses. Many E.U. leaders want to put sanctions on what they call excessive pay. But the U.S. and U.K. are against the idea. Stephen Beard reports.
Ireland is working out a plan to fix its financial system after blowing a particularly bad property bubble. But economists are calling a new proposed government agency a bad bank. Christopher Werth reports.
Housing construction is up, but apartments have a lot to do with today's housing starts. Steve Chiotakis gets more from Juli Niemann from Smith, Moore and Company, and talks to Marketplace's Amy Scott about the health care panel.
President Obama says he's abandoning plans for a large-scale missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic. Bill Radke discusses the move with Mike O'Hanlon, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 17, 2009