Segments From this episode
Where will the departure of Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd leave his financial reforms? Steve Chiotakis explores Dodd's proposals with Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer.
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is strongly advocating a law to legalize table games in the state, and has threatened to lay off 1,000 state employees unless it passes by Friday. Joel Rose reports how the move would help the state budget.
E.U. officials are trying to head off a financial crisis in Greece that could have global repercussions. Bill Radke talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard about why the country's economic problems are particularly pressing.
Prada may deny that it's talking to Swiss luxury goods company Richemont about a deal, but there's no doubt the company is in need of some funding. Alisa Roth explores the fashion giant's options for reducing over a billion dollars of debt.
The IRS says it will require registration and certain testing standards for tax preparers after a report showed many of them to be negligent of tax law. Bill Radke talks with Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.
Analysts on Wall Street have raised concerns recently about a slowdown in online trading activity, and some market watchers worry other traders may follow suit. Bob Moon reports.
American companies cut an estimated 84,000 jobs in December according to ADP Employer Services. That's the smallest drop in almost two years. Steve Chiotakis gets more from Richard DeKaser of Woodley Park Research.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 6, 2010