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Steve & Barry's unravels

Jul 9, 2008
Retailer Steve & Barry's, known for selling hip clothes for next to nothing, has filed for bankruptcy. What went wrong? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Retail

Electric Minis coming to California?

Jul 9, 2008
I drive a Mini Cooper S. As gas prices have continued to climb, I've been getting more comments from people saying they wished they had one. "I bet...
Posted In: BMW, electric cars, mini

High gas prices helping rural towns

Jul 9, 2008
With gas prices well over $4 a gallon here in Los Angeles, a lot of us are limiting the short drives to the store and other impulse runs we used to...
Posted In: gas prices, oil prices

Iran jitters unlikely to stop oil drop

Jul 9, 2008
Despite oil rising on concerns over Iran's missile testing, it still saw a significant drop yesterday of about $5 a barrel. Stephen Beard reports the price could drop even further once Iran anxiety passes.
Posted In: Oil

New media seeking day in the sun

Jul 9, 2008
Media titans are in Idaho this week for the 25th Sun Valley conference, but the same old big media isn't making money like it used to. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports it may be time for media Web sites to shine.
Posted In: Internet, Mergers and Acquisitions

Dial up the iPhone reviews

Jul 9, 2008
Can you feel the excitement? It's iPhone 3G-review day!...

These dummies are no women

Jul 9, 2008
The Washington Post reports female crash test dummies have been used in basic compliance tests for years, but not in the rating system used by the...

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

SEC reports on rating agencies

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

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