Segments From this episode
GM wants to buy back a part of Ally Bank, which was formerly known as GMAC, GM's financing arm. Marketplace's Alisa Roth takes a look at how an in-house lender can benefit a car company.
The BP report released today by the president's commission didn't reveal anything unexpected, but it did recommend no new permits for drilling in the Arctic until safety technology matches drilling ability. Eve Troeh reports.
Bloomberg News has just hired away the editor of the Forbes 400 -- the yearly ranking of super-rich -- and plans on launching its own list next year. But considering the economic times, is this the right time for such a list? Bob Moon reports.
For-profit schools like the University of Phoenix used to be very successful, but thanks to new regulations on recruiting and high student loans, the schools are struggling to enroll students. Jennifer Collins reports.
Marketplace for Tuesday, January 11, 2010