Stephen Beard | Mar 4, 2008
The market for financial products that conform to Islamic rules is expected to grow by up to 15% a year. Financial centers around the world are scrambling to get in on it. Stephen Beard reports from Dubai.
| Mar 4, 2008
So Egypt wants to start a new gold rush. But commentator Robert Reich says there's a cost to striking it rich.
Amy Scott | Mar 4, 2008
Gold prices in Egypt keep hitting record highs, but until now, Egypt has largely missed out on the gold boom. Amy Scott reports on the opening of the country's first major modern gold mine.
Kai Ryssdal | Mar 3, 2008
Commentator Charles Handy says American corporations are run more like totalitarian states than pillars of democracy. He hopes they can restore their reputations as forces of economic good. Last in a series.
Tess Vigeland | Mar 3, 2008
A redesigned $5 bill will be issued on March 13 with enhanced security features that make the bill harder to counterfeit and easier to authenticate. Tess Vigeland talks to Professor Stephen Mihm about what the changes will look like.
Jeff Tyler | Mar 3, 2008
A new report from the Government Accountability Office, or GAO, finds that bank fees are on the rise and are becoming more hidden. Jeff Tyler reports how consumers can uncover hidden costs before they open new accounts.
Dan Grech | Mar 3, 2008
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has sent troops to the Colombia border in response to the country's killing of a top rebel leader in Ecuador. Dan Grech reports Venezuela's economic dependence on Colombia makes war with the country a costly proposition.
Bob Moon | Mar 3, 2008
Oil and gold prices reached new records as the dollar sank to its lowest value in 35 years against six other major currencies. With more interest-rate cuts ahead, Bob Moon reports on when commodity prices might reach their peak.
John Dimsdale | Mar 3, 2008
The Pentagon has picked EADS, the parent company of Europe's Airbus, for a massive refueling tanker aircraft contract. The announcement was a blow to the U.S. bidder Boeing, which has been making tankers for the Air Force for 50 years. John Dimsdale reports.