Oct 10, 2008

Marketplace Report for Friday, October 10, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Friday, October 10, 2008

Segments From this episode

Wall Street's crazy, crazy week

Oct 10, 2008
Stockholders bailed. Bargain hunters bought. And Wall Street turned into a wild roller-coaster ride. Bob Moon tells to Kai Ryssdal what was driving the action and when it's going to settle down.

A Marketplace broadcast from 2033

Oct 10, 2008
Is there an end to these financial disasters? To get an answer, Rico Gagliano and the Marketplace Players went to the future and brought back tape of a Marketplace broadcast 25 years from now.

Missouri Senators on state of their state

Oct 10, 2008
Missouri Sen. Kit Bond tells Kai Ryssdal about farmers worried about loans for the next crop, public projects on hold and workers losing jobs. Fellow Sen. Claire McCaskill had similar stories, but she also sees cause for hope.

Paulson: U.S. will buy stock in banks

Oct 10, 2008
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said taxpayers get preferred stock and banks get cash infusion when the government purchases the stocks. Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale has more.

Last stops on the 'Road to Ruin?'

Oct 10, 2008
Tess Vigeland and Amy Scott hook up with Kai Ryssdal in St. Louis, at the end of their road trips through the Main Streets of America. So, has Wall Street put the country on the Road to Ruin?

Where are people stashing their cash?

Oct 10, 2008
Panicky stockholders are pulling cash out of the market at a dizzying pace. But where is all that money going? Mattresses? Gold mines? But seriously, where? Ashley Milne-Tyte went looking.

Financial fallout in St. Louis, Mo.

Oct 10, 2008
Kai Ryssdal finds a credit-crisis snapshot in St. Louis, where developers worry about getting loans for their projects and a restaurant owner hears customers stories of lost jobs and homes.

Music from the episode

Blues Theme - From The Wild Angels Davie Allan & The Arrows
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