Segments From this episode
The government reported that 162,000 new jobs were created in March, the biggest monthly increase in three years. But will the numbers continue to grow? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
State and local tax revenues have increased for the first time in more than a year, according to the Census Bureau. But what does that mean for local economies and will it continue? Alisa Roth reports.
So far, Easter looks like it'll bring in slightly more money for retailers than it did last year. Shoppers are snatching up all kinds of candies and food, including eggs. Jeremy Hobson reports.
More people are filing for bankruptcy than any time since the recession began. And some filers are deciding to walk away from their deeply underwater homes through bankruptcy. Kai Ryssdal talks to reporter Mitchell Hartman about what's behind the increase.
Marketplace for Friday, April 2, 2010