Segments From this episode
Bill Radke talks to Mark Pearce of the State Foreclosure Prevention Working Group, which released a report that said that loan modifications have helped prevent foreclosures.
There is a worldwide deficit of skilled workers -- i.e. plumbers, electricians, carpenters. These workers provide essential services -- albeit unsexy -- but somebody's gotta do it, especially if the economy's going to recover.
Ten thousand points seems to be the magic number of choice for many investors when it comes to the Dow Jones Industrial Index. Marketplace's Alisa Roth sees if there's any truth behind that belief.
Someone -- or some group -- is stealing cows from the Oregon backcountry, and ranchers and law enforcement are scrambling to protect their herds and catch the thieves.
If you're a "wealthy, sophisticated" investor, there's a special market for you, the secondary trading markets. It's where you can trade shares of private companies who haven't made the leap to IPO, but seem promising.
Marketplace for Wednesday, August 25, 2010