Sometimes the real reason people buy green is not always Mother Earth, and the marketing for those products is starting to reflect that. Andrea Gardner reports.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions
French nuclear power giant Areva is buying Ausra, a Silicon Valley solar start-up, with hopes of dominating the solar thermal power market. Sarah Gardner explains who gets what out of the deal and why Areva might be looked at as a French GE.
Posted In: Housing
The latest housing statistics are out, and they're pretty dismal. The Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller housing index dropped 18 percent in October from a year ago, a record fall. It's the 27th month in a row the housing index has posted losses. Sarah Gardner reports.