Rescue operations continued today after a powerful earthquake jolted Pakistan and South Asia Saturday. Miranda Kennedy reports.
US Treasure Secretary John Snow is in Asia this week. Among the top items on his agenda: currency and trade issues. Alisa Roth reports.
The individual work of Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann has helped inform trade negotiations in the global market, the Nobel committee said. Marketplace's Scott Tong reports.
As the price of gold increases, so do pressures to mine more of it. These days, though, many gold deposits are on lands occupied by indigenous Americans. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Katrina and Rita may not have had the broad chilling effect they were expected to have on third-quarter earnings, which are due out this week. Ashely Milne-Tyte reports.
Rafat Ali, editor of Paidcontent.org talks with host Lisa Napoli about the recent spate of media companies buying up Internet properties.
Last year's defense-department sponsored DARPA race saw no robots cross the finish line. This time around, five did. Marketplace's Brett Neely reports. Plus web extra: robot slideshow.
Germany is about to install Angela Merkel as the country's first female chancellor. Stephen Beard reports from the European Desk in London.
Government researchers launch a hearing today to look at just how dangerous pthalates, found in many plastics, may be. As Helen Palmer reports, the chemical industry has a lot at stake.
<em>Newsweek</em> Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan tells host Scott Jagow that the market is skittish about the threat of inflation, whether that fear is founded or not.
Unlike public institutions of higher learn, private colleges and universities damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are not eligible for FEMA reconstruction aid. Sarah Gardner reports.