Helen Palmer | Feb 16, 2006
One of Silicon Valley's biggest venture capital firms will invest $200 million into a pandemic and bio-defense fund. The VC fund also invested in Google and Amazon. Helen Palmer looks into whether its latest idea has legs.
Stephen Beard | Feb 16, 2006
The British low cost airline EasyJet is worried. Its stock is being gobbled up, and there are signs that the company is being primed for a takeover. So who are these masked market raiders? As Stephen Beard reports from London, they hail from foreign shores.
Kai Ryssdal | Feb 16, 2006
So far, the 2006 Winter Olympics have been a big ratings disappointment for NBC. Kai Ryssdal speaks with our Business of Sports analyst Diana Nyad about the future of the Games on television.
| Feb 16, 2006
Everyone knows private colleges are expensive. On average, parents spend more than $100,000 on degrees for their children. Now some parents are paying to find their kids jobs after they've walked across the stage. WBUR'S Monica Brady-Myerov reports.
Janet Babin | Feb 16, 2006
Electronics companies like Samsung and Panasonic are using Olympic athletes to test out new technologies, such as a cell phone that can be converted into a TV console. Janet Babin has more.
Sam Eaton | Feb 16, 2006
Today marks one year since the Kyoto Protocol went into effect. One of the success stories of the treaty has been the carbon market, which allows the buying and selling of carbon credits. Sam Eaton has more.
Lisa Napoli | Feb 16, 2006
Lisa Napoli talks to consumer advocate Bob Sullivan about what he calls "gotcha capitalism."
Scott Jagow | Feb 16, 2006
With comprehensive pension programs going the way of the dinosaur, 401(k) plans are becoming the favored alternative. But only half of eligible workers are now enrolled in these plans. Personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow about some of things employers are doing to make the plans more attractive to their workers.
Alisa Roth | Feb 16, 2006
Looking to compete head-on with the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ will implement stricter requirements on which publicly traded companies it will list. Alisa Roth has more.