Segments From this episode
Government notes, bills and bonds will be on sale as Washington tries to finance its spending habits. Senior business correspondent Bob Moon talks with Kai Ryssdal about increasing worries over what the government owes and how much that debt costs.
Insurance companies are counting the costs of severe flooding in northern England. Stephen Beard reports the deluge has wrecked hundreds of homes and businesses.
Pinball machines used to be everywhere, but not anymore. Economics professor Jeff Ely talks with Kai Ryssdal about the economic lessons that can be learned from the machine.
Hollywood is going through some of the pains the rest of the economy is. Commentator Rob Long says scaling back is much harder than dreaming big when you work in the business.
Marketplace for Monday, November 23, 2009