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Jun 9, 2009

Marketplace for Tuesday, June 9, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Segments From this episode

Taking Stock: Lessons from history

Jun 9, 2009
Revered economist and monetary policy expert Dr. Anna Schwartz talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the Federal Reserve and government have performed while in the economic hot seat. She isn't too pleased.

TARP payback raises more questions

Jun 9, 2009
The Treasury Department has given 10 banks the OK to pay back TARP funds. The banks did well on the stress tests, but there are questions about whether the TARP did the banks any good, and if the tests were…

Court takes brake off Chrysler-Fiat deal

Jun 9, 2009
The U.S. Supreme Court has shifted Chrysler's bankruptcy plan back into drive, opening the way for the automaker's sale to Fiat. So did Chrysler's creditors have any hope for a better deal? Caitlan Carroll reports.

When will gas-price rise run out of fuel?

Jun 9, 2009
Gas prices are starting to move up again, raising some fears about their impact on the economic recovery. Should we be worried? Bob Moon reports.

Digital TV is coming, ready or not

Jun 9, 2009
TV stations across the country will finally make the complete switch from analog to digital TV. But not everybody is ready for digital prime time. Sarah Gardner reports.

Stimulus creates application avalanche

Jun 9, 2009
The National Institutes of Health scored $10.4 billion in stimulus funds that it's handing out in grants. Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Paul Basken talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the stimulus has affected grant applications and whether it's creating…

U.K. town takes on movie studio

Jun 9, 2009
Britain's Pinewood Studios has designs on doubling its size. But local residents say the expansion will spoil the countryside, and the plan isn't quite what it seems. Stephen Beard reports.

Music from the episode

Bees Bein' Strugglin' The Octopus Project
In Circles - Remastered Sunny Day Real Estate