Marketplace PM for August 10, 2007
Aug 10, 2007

Marketplace PM for August 10, 2007

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Segments From this episode

Week on Wall Street

Aug 10, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson talks with host Kai Ryssdal about how the Fed might react to the liquidity crunch.

Administration lays out immigration plan

Aug 10, 2007
The Bush administration presented its immigration blueprint with two cabinet secretaries making the announcement of more than two dozen policies -- some new, some already on the books. Dan Grech reports.

Average Joes think long-term

Aug 10, 2007
Wall Street's nervous. But what about the rest of us? The ones whose 401Ks and pension plans are invested in funds that have gone bad. Steve Tripoli hit the streets to get people's reactions.

A new class in corporate sponsorship

Aug 10, 2007
College administrators always say tuition alone doesn't cover their costs. So they have to raise money elsewhere. Some are turning to new and controversial sources. Stacey Vanek Smith has a lesson in education economics.
ConocoPhillips logo on University of Oklahoma image of students
Marketplace.org illustration, ConocoPhillips / University of Oklahoma

Sighs of relief amid the gasps and groans

Aug 10, 2007
Even with the recent stock market losses and hedge fund blow-ups, there are those on Wall Street who see a bright side. Amy Scott reports.

Your word for the day: Liquidity

Aug 10, 2007
With markets around the world still rocking from the subprime lending debacle, central banks pumped a third of a trillion dollars into the global banking system to increase liquidity. Bob Moon helps us define what that means.

What's happened to our infrastructure?

Aug 10, 2007
Commentator Tim Bedore says America's way of economic thinking is to blame for the collapse of the I-35 bridge in Minneapolis.

Music from the episode

Cannonball The Breeders
Breeze The Deli
Waiting Room Fugazi
Waiting Room Fugazi

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