Segments From this episode
The Treasury Department is extending the deadline for fund managers to invest in unloading bad assets from the banks' balance sheets and easing its selection criteria. As Amy Scott reports, the Treasury really needs private investors to hop on board.
As its competitors drive towards bankruptcy, Ford is planning to retire $9.9 billion in debt and cut nearly $500 million out of its interest expenses this year. Will the automaker's rivals be able to do the same? Jeremy Hobson reports.
While most companies are shedding jobs, Sallie Mae is doing the opposite. The student loan giant is moving 2,000 of its jobs back to the U.S. from overseas. Why? John Dimsdale reports.
With summer around the corner, the hospitality industry is worried more people might opt to stay at home instead of going on vacation. Sean Cole reports on how the vacation season is shaping up from Cape Cod, Mass.
Even with unemployment rising, there's still plenty of poaching going on. So some companies are using interesting retention efforts to hold on to their employees. Jeff Tyler reports.
Marketplace for Monday, April 6, 2009