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Segments From this episode
The Daily Telegraph's Ambrose Evans-Pritchard talks with Kai Ryssdal about whether the $1 trillion European Union bailout is a real fix to its debt crisis and if the rescue package is analogous to what the U.S. did with the TARP to help troubled banks.
The Senate will pick up the debate on a financial overhaul bill. But the legislation doesn't include reforms for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which are eating through billions of taxpayer dollars. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The leaders of a handful of major trading exchanges met with SEC regulators over the momentary 1,000 point tumble last week on Wall Street. There was agreement there should be a uniform system of circuit breakers to slow down trading in case of a sudden crash. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Planned obsolescence used to be a reality, something companies did to counter the assembly-line precision that developed in the early part of the last century. But things have gotten better over the years. Or have they? Cash Peters reports.
Marketplace for Monday, May 10, 2010