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"Educating Rico": Individual Investing

| Jun 25, 2005
Rico has an index fund and a tax-deferred retirement account. Now, he turns his attention to individual investing. In our latest installment of Educating Rico, our hero surfs the sea of online brokers.
Posted In: Investing

Going Green

| Jun 25, 2005
With energy costs increasing, some analysts point to solar power as a cost cutting solution. But will using sunshine really save you money and add value to your house? <i>Marketplace's</i> Jeff Tyler has more.

The Supreme Court showdown pre-show

| Jun 24, 2005
The president's spokesman Scott McClellan said today the White House is &quot;prepared&quot; for a vacancy on the Supreme Court. But there isn't one yet. Although all eyes are on William Rehnquist ... and beyond. Scott Tong reports.

Security strike shuts down Iraqi civil flights

| Jun 24, 2005
Security contractors at the Baghdad Airport went on strike today. Los Angeles Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi reports.
Posted In: Canada

Checking in with Aceh, six months after the tsunami

| Jun 24, 2005
128,000 people were killed in Indonesia alone, and half a million were left homeless there. In the hardest hit province, Aceh, most survivors are still living in refugee camps. Marketplace's Jocelyn Ford returned to Aceh to report on progress &#151; and corruption.
Posted In: Canada

What does "Peak Oil" mean to you?

| Jun 24, 2005
A long view on oil from commentator Mark Hertsgaard.

The week of oil on Wall Street

| Jun 24, 2005
Oil, oil, all David Johnson wants to talk about with Kai Ryssdal is oil. Luckily, he's in Texas, so he's got some insights.

The French chef pressure cooker

| Jun 24, 2005
John Laurenson goes behind the scenes of one top kitchen in Paris.

A whole lotta coconuts

| Jun 24, 2005
With the price of oil on the rise, industries that create oil-based products are seeking out alternatives resources. Think <em>The Graduate</em>: instead of "plastics," it's "natural fiber composites."

The Job Files: Court reporter

| Jun 24, 2005
When one Washington woman thought about a career, she got itchy fingers.

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