Segments From this episode
New General Motors CEO Frederick Henderson says more plant closures and layoffs can be expected, and bankruptcy is 'more probable.' Kai Ryssdal speaks to car dealer Cyndie Mynatt about how GM's woes are affecting her business.
In a sign that the Treasury Department's plan to clear banks of toxic assets may be working, two private equity firms have formed funds to invest in troubled mortgages and bad debt. John Dimsdale reports.
Ahead of the G-20 summit, the British government is trumpeting a crackdown on tax evaders from certain countries. But some of the biggest tax havens may be found in the countries doing the whining. Stephen Beard reports.
A new federal tobacco tax will make it more expensive for smokers to buy their cigarettes. Money from the tax increase will be used to expand health insurance coverage to kids from low-income families. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Marketplace for Tuesday, March 31, 2009