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Roadside greenwash reminders from coal country

Dennis Markatos | Jul 9, 2008
Riding through Pennsylvania on my way home from a lovely family wedding a few days ago, I had a glimpse into why greenwash detectors like our blog...
Posted In: coal, standards, watchdogs

Invest for the Long Haul

Chris Farrell | Jul 9, 2008
Question: I'm a 27-year old investor with about $3,000 in a $13,500 retirement portfolio in cash and probably another $1,500 in employer...
Posted In: Investing

France brushes up on modern art

| Jul 8, 2008
French art collectors don't have much of an appetite for contemporary works, so the government is giving buyers incentives to spend their money in the modern art market. John Laurenson reports.

China scrambles to the finish line

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 8, 2008
With just 30 days until the opening ceremonies, there are still a lot of cranes working over Beijing. Host Kai Ryssdal asks Marketplace's Lisa Chow how much work is left to prepare the city for the big event.
Posted In: Sports

Learning the value of your land

| Jul 8, 2008
Landowners who've allowed energy companies to drill on their property often got the short end of the stick, but one man's seminars have helped them land better deals. Ann Murray reports.
Posted In: Oil

Search for ideal fuel is nothing new

| Jul 8, 2008
Skyrocketing oil prices are just the latest force pushing the scramble for cheap fuel, a search that commentator and economic historian John Steele Gordon says is as old as humanity itself.
Posted In: Oil

G8 gives clean coal a boost

Sam Eaton | Jul 8, 2008
As the U.S. cuts its plans for clean coal plants, the G8 nations are giving the technology a vote of confidence. But can clean coal deliver results in time to curb global warming? Sam Eaton reports.

Exports to Iran increase despite sanctions

Jeremy Hobson | Jul 8, 2008
Despite tough talk, U.S. exports to Iran grew tenfold under the Bush Administration. The majority of these exports were cigarettes, but other goods have made their way to Tehran. Jeremy Hobson reports.

SEC reports on rating agencies

Amy Scott and Kai Ryssdal | Jul 8, 2008
The SEC has released a report on the agencies that gave high marks to subprime securities. Host Kai Ryssdal asks Marketplace's Amy Scott about the agency's latest efforts to clean up the ratings business.
Posted In: Economy

Fed plans new loan rules

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 8, 2008
To protect borrowers from the kind of subprime lending practices that led to the mortgage crisis, the Fed is planning new regulations. Host Kai Ryssdal shares Chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks.
Posted In: Economy

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