Segments From this episode
A recent study shows that more than half of the country's 100,000 or so day-laborers were not paid for work they did in the last two months. Jeff Tyler reports what the legal system is doing to protect these workers.
Poll numbers indicate that Japan's ruling party is on the verge of losing power after five decades on control. Economic anxiety may be one of the reasons why. Scott Tong reports.
European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about how the identity theft case U.S. prosecutors brought against three men might affect victims in Europe.
Ivan Zatkovich, principal consultant for the security firm E-Comp Consultants, talks with Bill Radke about why banks can't stop credit card fraud, and what the odds are that it will continue to happen.
Juli Niemann, analyst at Smith, Moore and Company, talks with Steve Chiotakis about why there is a dip in wholesale prices, and why it's surprising that consumers are not spending more.
Home Depot will come out with its second-quarter earnings. Rival Lowes already reported its second-quarter earnings, which fell nearly 20% from a year ago. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 18, 2009