Segments From this episode
It's getting close to the deadline for deciding whether this year's NBA season will be officially locked out. A missed season could break the current momentum for the sport's reputation in the world.
Congress is about to provide stopgap funding for the FAA -- and fight about it again later. Meantime, the FAA subsidizes rural airlines to the tune of millions. But fewer people are using them.
Bank of America announced massive layoffs this week, but the nation's largest bank by assets can't be compared to Lehman Brothers just yet. Still, CEO Brian Moynihan faces tough challenges ahead.
Currently, China is far outpacing the U.S. in building projects like high-speed rail. But its success is largely due to a lack of regulation and public outcry, and that might not always be the case.
Italy is just one of several European countries facing severe national debt issues. It is now peddling government bonds to China, but that might not be enough to ensure financial recovery.
The Australian parliament introduced a plan to put a price tag on greenhouse gas emissions. Are other countries, especially the U.S., likely to follow suit?
President Obama continues to push his jobs plan through Congress this week at a time when the number of Americans living below the poverty level is an all-time high.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 13, 2011