Segments From this episode
As the clock winds down on negotiations to avoid a government shutdown, agencies like the IRS and programs that provide foreign aid wait to see how a shutdown would affect operations.
A new coalition formed by Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile called Isis hopes to make mobile payments a reality. But many critics wonder just how practical, and secure a cell phone payment really is?
Who will bid for billions of dollars worth of toxic assets once owned by insurance giant AIG? The Federal Reserve Bank of New York finds out today.
The ongoing budget standoff on Capitol Hill means a shutdown of the federal government could be on the way. Economist Diane Lim Rogers explains what a government shutdown would mean for the economic recovery.
As the government faces a potential shutdown over failing budget negotiations, federal employees are being divided into two camps: essential and non-essential.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 6, 2011