Segments From this episode
Reports say that Bank of America may need to raise $34 billion in capital to stay solvent. Karen Shaw Petrou at Federal Financial Analytics, talks with Kai Ryssdal about why this might be good news and how the bank can come up with the cash.
Henry Hagedoorn, general manager of Borough Chrysler Jeep in Wayne, N.J., talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's going on with Chrysler at the dealer level as the automaker seeks to eliminate hundreds of its dealerships.
InBev paid $52 billion for Anheuser-Busch. But that kind of debt is weighing the company down, so funding for TV commercials during sports events is being slashed. Adam Allington reports.
Researchers at the University of United Arab Emirates are using Facebook to make it easier for robots to converse with humans. The Marketplace Players wonder how it might go.
Marketplace for Wednesday, May 6, 2009