Segments From this episode
Kai Ryssdal talks to Heidi Moore of Dealbook and Felix Salmon of Reuters about extending the Bush-era tax cuts, revamping the tax code and what impact it'll have on the economy.
Republicans in the Iowa House of Representatives are targeting sabbaticals as a potential cut to the state's strained budget. But critics of the idea believe that sabbatical cuts won't save the state money.
Is Wall Street back to the big celebratory bashes? With the help of something called "WallStreetWikiLeaks," a few actors, and a magic key to the party, Mitchell Hartman has the "story."
The Fed's most recent stimulus plan was aimed at getting interest rates to go down. But the opposite is happening -- mortgage rates at the highest they've been in six months. Stacey Vanek Smith explains what's going on.
As the U.N. climate conference gets ready to wrap up, there's still some sticking points before all 194 countries make an agreement. Scott Tong reports from Cancun, Mexico.
The Federal Aviation Administration will require all planes, private and commercial, to re-register with the FAA, in light of a report that showed that the one-third of all airplanes had "questionable registration."
Marketplace for Friday, December 10, 2010