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If global warming's worst effects are to be averted, new energy sources must be developed on a massive scale. But there will be winners and losers in that process. Sarah Gardner and Sam Eaton take us to two locales with stakes in America's energy future.
The Fed, FDIC and Treasury insist taxpayers will no longer be rescuing failing financial firms. But will a new proposal to give the government more power to take over and dismantle firms really end bailouts? Commentator Skeel says not likely.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was on the hot seat on Capitol Hill today over a plan to give regulators new powers to take over large financial institutions that run into trouble. John Dimsdale reports.
The House unveiled its version of the health care overhaul. The plan would ban insurance companies from denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions, expand coverage and include a public option. Steve Henn reports.
Kai Ryssdal talks to economists David Wyss, Ken Goldstein, Tim Quinlan and Margaret Simms to get a deeper understanding of today's report on the Gross Domestic Product.
Marketplace for Thursday, October 29, 2009