Chris Farrell | May 9, 2008
Is the recession nearing the end or just beginning? Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight, saying either way, expect a partly cloudy economy for some time to come.
| May 9, 2008
Gas, food, copper: prices are rising all around us and inflation talk is picking up. Tess asks Janet Bodnar how to protect your money from rising inflation.
Alisa Roth | May 9, 2008
First-quarter earnings season is upon us and profit numbers are under the microscope. Alisa Roth investigates where expectations come from and what they mean for investors.
Jeffrey Long | May 9, 2008
On this week's Marketplace Money, Chris and Tess talk about all kinds of investments: annuities, SIPC, Coverdale IRAs and auction-rate securities....
Sean Cole and Gretchen Wilson | May 9, 2008
It's not just the poor who are suffering from the global food crisis. More middle-class people are having trouble feeding themselves. Sean Cole visits a family in Minnesota. Then, Gretchen Wilson reports from South Africa where home gardening is a necessity.
Tess Vigeland | May 9, 2008
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Tess Vigeland about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Stephen Beard | May 9, 2008
Victims left deformed when their mothers took the drug Thalidomide are in Germany to launch the latest stage in a multibillion-dollar campaign to get more compensation from the company that marketed the drug 50 years ago. Stephen Beard reports
Sam Eaton | May 9, 2008
Nations such as Saudi Arabia are seeking to ensure their future food supplies by buying up productive agricultural land in other countries. Sam Eaton reports.
Dan Grech | May 9, 2008
The price of oil jumped to $126 a barrel on news that Venezuela President Hugo Chavez may have closer ties than initially suspected with the Colombian terrorist group FARC -- raising fears of U.S. sanctions on his oil-rich nation. Dan Grech reports.
John Dimsdale | May 9, 2008
Ever since a massive cyclone swamped the nation of Myanmar last week, only a fraction of the displaced population has received aid. International relief agencies are scrambling to figure out how to deal with the country's xenophobic rulers. John Dimsdale reports.