Sep 29, 2008

Marketplace for Monday, September 29, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Monday, September 29, 2008

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FDIC shares risk in Wachovia buyout

Sep 29, 2008
Upstaged by the bailout vote and the stock market fall, news that Citigroup is buying Wachovia got far less attention that it would have on a normal news day. But Jeremy Hobson gathered up the details.

Liberals and conservatives snub bailout

Sep 29, 2008
When the day began in Washington, Treasury Secretary Paulson and Fed Chairman Bernanke were hopeful their massive financial rescue plan was on its way to becoming law. The House had other ideas. Steve Henn reports on what went wrong.

Fear spread like a fire through markets

Sep 29, 2008
A lot of investors thought the stock market was just too risky a place for their money. So stocks made a record drop. Senior business correspondent Bob Moon has that part of this incredible day's developments.

Harvard reaches out to business alums

Sep 29, 2008
Harvard Business School's career services department is snapping into action to help recent graduates deal with market turmoil and the job market. From Boston -- and Harvard Yard -- Sean Cole reports.

Busy New Yorkers react to bailout news

Sep 29, 2008
The big financial headlines loomed large in the crawls above Times Square today. Sally Herships went there for reactions and not everyone was paying attention, but she found some who were.

Hospital staffers: Health care needs fix

Sep 29, 2008
As part of Marketplace's ongoing election series, "Interested Parties," reporter Sarah Gardner visited a hospital and looked into what people in the health care trenches want from Washington.

What happened? And what's next?

Sep 29, 2008
The Dow fell a dramatic 777 points today — the worst plunge in two decades — on news that the House rejected the $700 billion bailout plan. Kai Ryssdal asks two members of Congress to help make sense of it…
 House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) talks to reporters after the vote failed on the bailout situation on Capitol Hill September 29, 2008 in Washington DC. 
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Music from the episode

Hatred (A Duet) The Kinks
Detention Home Dead Boys
Straight Into Darkness Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Straight Into Darkness Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers