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Jul 14, 2008

Marketplace for Monday, July 14, 2008

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Marketplace for Monday, July 14, 2008

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How bad is the future for banks?

Jul 14, 2008
When mortgage lenders report second-quarter earnings this week, poor showings won't be a surprise. But Wall Street didn't wait for the reports as bank stocks traded down today. Alisa Roth reports.

SEC vows crackdown on false rumors

Jul 14, 2008
The Securities and Exchange Commission says it will go after originators of false rumors intended to manipulate stock prices. But, as John Dimsdale reports, gossip has been around since the stock market began.

Designer goods find new outlets

Jul 14, 2008
Even upscale stores are hurting from the slow economy. So what's a Prada or Coach or Saks Fifth Avenue retailer to do? Stacey Vanek-Smith finds out that more and more high-end brands are turning up in outlet malls.
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Iran's oil insecurity runs deep

Jul 15, 2008
This week host Kai Ryssdal explores what's up with the oil market other than prices. Today he talks to George Joffe at Cambridge University about the world's fourth largest oil exporter -- Iran.

After Fannie and Freddie, what next?

Jul 15, 2008
The Treasury and the Fed are helping out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with another line of credit, access to special loans and maybe even buying their stock. Financial analyst Karen Shaw Petrou talks with Host Kai Ryssdal about what…

Hybrids like Fan and Fred are a bad mix

Jul 15, 2008
The combination of private and public ownership makes Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hybrids, and that, says commentator Amity Shlaes, is a big part of the problem. It might be heresy to some, but she thinks nationalizing them is the…

This gecko discovery just might stick

Jul 15, 2008
You know the little green gecko in the Geiko commercial? Well its real-life model has an amazing ability to attach its toes to any surface, then easily peel them off. Janet Babin reports on the commercial promise of that gecko…

Millions believed stolen from Zimbabawe

Jul 15, 2008
While looting continues in already plundered Zimbabawe, a search is on for the millions of dollars believed to have been funneled out of the country. Stephen Beard reports.

Music from the episode

Roads Must Roll Boom Bip
I Wanna Be Adored The Stone Roses