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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Mar 4, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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Obama wants to get an additional $58 billion of education spending into the budget tomorrow. Republicans are strongly opposed. Plus: Sanctions might seem like one way the U.S. could pressure Russia on its Ukraine adventure, but the U.S. doesn’t have many business interests in Russia.

Segments From this episode

How much influence does the U.S. have on Russia's economy?

Mar 3, 2014
Some critics of Russia's move on the Crimea say the U.S. should consider economic sanctions. But the U.S. doesn't do much business with Russia.

Obama's tough sell on early childhood spending

Mar 3, 2014
Part of the President's budget proposal focuses on an initiative expanding early childhood development programs.

Thousand dollar house, million dollar view

Mar 3, 2014
One professor is sleeping in a dumpster to raise questions about U.S. home ownership.

What can the Fed do to solve social problems?

Mar 4, 2014
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is rolling up its sleeves to get closer to the community.

Could Detroit strong arm its creditors?

Mar 4, 2014
If the judge approves, a new agreement could be a big step toward the city getting out of bankruptcy.

PODCAST: U.S. sanctions won't hurt Russia

Mar 4, 2014
President Obama face an uphill battle in getting more funding for early childhood development. And the Fed takes a more personal approach in New England.

Obama wants to get an additional $58 billion of education spending into the budget tomorrow. Republicans are strongly opposed. Plus: Sanctions might seem like one way the U.S. could pressure Russia on its Ukraine adventure, but the U.S. doesn’t have many business interests in Russia.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC