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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.
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.
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.
Marketplace Report for Friday, October 10, 2008