Segments From this episode
The city's $22 million cruise ship and ferry terminal was mostly funded through federal dollars. It could help revitalize the area's economy, but not many ships are calling in.
The former chief economist to the vice president talks about what he thinks will happen with the debt ceiling, and why he left his position at the White House.
Australia's economy was hit by the biggest fall in 20 years in the first quarter, shrinking by 1.2 percent, after extreme weather struck at home and abroad.
The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms increased in May -- up 1.8 percent according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. CEO John Challenger explains.
According to a report today from the payroll firm ADP, private employment increased by only 38,000 in May. Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, explains.
Richard DeKaser, chief economist with the Parthenon Group, explains today's job numbers from ADP, and how falling home prices are impacting the job market.
General Motors announced today that auto sales slipped in May. Kristen Dziczek, labor specialist at the Center for Automotive Research, explains today's numbers from GM, and how they will impact future hiring.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 1, 2011