Segments From this episode
A fight's brewing in Baltimore over efforts to cut pensions for cops and firefighters. It mirrors similar struggles across the U.S. As local governments try to balance their budgets, retiree benefits are a juicy target. Mitchell Hartman reports that doesn't sit well with public-employee unions.
Mike Smith, Latin America correspondent for Bloomberg Markets magazine, talks with Steve Chiotakis about an article he wrote that reveals which U.S. banks helped move money to drug cartels in Mexico.
Google will stop automatically rerouting users of its China search site to its Hong Kong site. Google's license to do business in China expires tomorrow and Beijing was threatening not to renew it. What does the move mean?
China and Taiwan signed a trade deal that Taiwanese officials call the most important development in their relationship in more than 60 years. The deal gives access to each other's markets, but it's also a big political step for China.
Juli Niemann at Smith, Moore & Company talks with Bill Radke about why single-family home prices came up unexpectedly in the latest report from Standard & Poor's and Case-Shiller.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 29, 2010