Segments From this episode
Americans are cutting back on routine medical care because of the recession. That's in a new report from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Gregory Warner reports.
Susan Wachter, professor of real estate and finance at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether the government should be in the mortgage business.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan are considering ways to encourage home buying without putting taxpayers at risk. John Dimsdale reports there's no lack of ideas on how to achieve that.
Ranchers in the West say cattle branding is still the best way to distinguish their livestock from their neighbor's. In Colorado, a rancher's brand is private property. It can be bought and sold. That's given rise to a lucrative market.…
Cotton is getting more costly. Prices are flirting with highs not seen in over a decade. It all comes down to supply, demand and natural disasters. Jeff Tyler explains.
British bank Barclays will pay $300 million in fines for funneling millions into the U.S. banking system from banks in countries that aren't so friendly with the U.S. European correspondent Stephen Beard talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
According to regulatory reports released by the major credit card companies, fewer customers are defaulting or making late payments. Reporter Gregory Warner talks with Bill Radke about what this says about customers' habits.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 17, 2010