Segments From this episode
Cash For Clunkers is so popular the government wants to invest billions more into the program. But not everyone thinks investing in the clunker trade-in is a good move. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
British Airways has announced a big loss, and many of Europe's other so-called full-service carriers are also reporting lower earnings. Stephen Beard reports this may force Europe's airlines to fly the American way.
Freelance business writer Heidi Moore and Reuters finance blogger Felix Salmon talk with Kai Ryssdal about the politics of health care reform, and whether the markets should be doing as well as they are.
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin talks with Kai Ryssdal about why his state has an unexpected $65 million surplus, and why he wants to use some of that money to give state employees a one-time salary enhancement.
There are 8 million homes sitting empty due to foreclosure. But if you think now is the time to buy -- you're not alone. Prepare for a bidding war. Rob Schmitz reports.
Marketplace for Friday, July 31, 2009