Dow closes up nearly 900 points

Oct 28, 2008
Consumer confidence hits an all-time low and today's Dow reacts by ... hitting the second-highest point gain ever. Analysts contacted by the...

A look inside Marketplace

Oct 21, 2008
If you're a loyal listener to Marketplace (you are a loyal listener, aren't you?), you may appreciate the Los Angeles Times' story on what's going...

The credit crisis as Antarctic expedition

Oct 13, 2008
In the third installment of his videos making the financial crisis easier to understand, Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how banks...

Crisis explainer: Uncorking CDOs

Oct 3, 2008
Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch gives a bubbly explanation of the intricacies of "collateralized debt obligations" -- those financial instruments that got us into this financial mess.
Whiteboard Uncorking CDOs
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Brackets for the meltdown office pool?

Oct 1, 2008
My colleague Steve Henn in our Washington bureau e-mailed the following to me this morning. It's the laugh of the day ... Click here for a larger...