Segments From this episode
Ford is getting numerous bids for Volvo, including a consortium of American investors and Chinese car maker Geely. Alisa Roth explains the Swedish brand's appeal to suitors -- particularly Geely.
Like the brand of shirt you wear, your preferred e-mail address can send a message about who you are. Stacey Vanek-Smith explores why many of her friends and colleagues recently started switching e-mail accounts.
Senate Democrats are hashing through a tentative health care deal, which appears to include a compromise on a national plan. What about the public option? Bill Radke gets more details from Marketplace's Ashley Milne-Tyte.
Though originally set to expire on December 31, the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program Obama will now extend to October 2010. What does the extension mean? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The House is considering a bill that would overhaul the financial industry with the use of a special bailout fund and the creation of a new agency. But some business lobbyists are worried about the number of regulators involved. Brett Neely reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 9, 2009