Segments From this episode
A grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will expand a model program in Washington State that promotes remedial education to help students get community college degrees. Mitchell Hartman reports.
A report from the Special Inspector General overseeing the bailout at AIG says execs at the troubled insurance giant are clashing with government officials over bonuses. Reporter Steve Henn discusses the details with Steve Chiotakis.
L.A. Times columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about legislation in Congress that would push out private lenders from the student-aid business and make the Education Department the dominant source of student loans.
Fast-food restaurant Wendy's is trying to regain its foothold in the hamburger department by introducing a new specialty burger. Joel Rose reports it's the latest salvo in the burger wars.
Pepsi's new iPhone application promotes its energy drink Amp. It's designed to "help" guys on the prowl, but it's not helping the company's reputation. Jennifer Collins reports.
Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at S&P Equity Research, talks with Steve Chiotakis about how to read the latest retail numbers, and whether we are finally turning a corner in this economy.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 14, 2009