Marketplace AM for December 28, 2004

Episode Description 

Will oil rise in 2005?

The surprising surge in the price of oil put a damper on the economic recovery in 2004. Stephen Beard takes a look at why there was such a demand for fuel this year and why 2005 might not be much better for consumers.

The diamond game

Diamonds may be a terrorist's best friend. They're small, valuable and hard to trace. Now, the federal government wants diamond sellers to help it crack down on money-laundering terrorists. Eric Niiler reports.