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The Treasury Department announced that banks with more than $100 billion in assets will be required to undergo a comprehensive stress test to check their viability before receiving more aid. But can a test really tell us how healthy these banks are? John Dimsdale reports.
To protect taxpayers, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner promised more accountability and transparency. So a new Web site will be launched to track TARP spending. But will it work? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
With all the scrutiny banks are getting these days, the industry is being extra cautious. Goldman Sachs is moving its annual investor conference from Las Vegas to San Francisco, the latest sign of a new, more serious era on Wall Street. Amy Scott reports.
There's a lot to be rebuilt in the Gaza Strip after the Israeli military operation -- roads, sewers and homes were all destroyed. But the money to pay for those repairs is in short supply in Gaza. Daniel Estrin reports.
The global financial crisis is creating buying opportunities for investors with cash. Chinese investors showed they have deep pockets this week in two mega-deals. Scott Tong reports.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner recently criticized China for currency manipulation. But with many of the world's advanced economies in financial crises, commentator Helen Popper says now is the time to cooperate with them to boost our own.
The government's plan to stabilize the financial system may cost more than a trillion dollars in new spending. But there's less than $350 billion left in the original bailout. As Steve Henn reports, private investors and the Federal Reserve may be footing the bill.
Marketplace for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009