Segments From this episode
President Obama will be speaking at Georgetown University today and will likely emphasize the financial crisis. He's expected to be hopeful and lay out plans for the housing and credit markets. Dan Grech gives us a preview.
United Airlines is in the midst of negotiations with many of its labor unions, and both sides are in a difficult position. Jeremy Hobson reports why workers may no longer wish to sacrifice for the good of the company.
Railroad CSX will announce first-quarter results later today, and analysts have scaled back predictions. Freight trains are carrying fewer cars these days, and rail can say a lot about the recession. Joel Rose reports.
Oil has been falling since the International Energy Agency forecast lower demand last week. The agency also predicts that the global recession will cut oil demand further this year. Stephen Beard weighs other factors involved.
Lower U.S. demand for diamonds is affecting the chain that produce and sell the mineral, from jewelry stores to polishers. Gretchen Wilson explores how dire the situation is for the industry.
This week's violence in Thailand has hurt the country's tourism, which is already ailing from the financial crisis. Fortunately Thailand is effective enough with its PR to spearhead a rebound. Jennifer Collins reports.
Retail sales numbers were disappointing overall, but March shouldn't be a significant setback for the economy. Steve Chiotakis gets more market analysis from Bernard Baumohl of The Economic Outlook Group.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 14, 2009