What happens when a state like California jumps into issues usually reserved for Congress? Jeff Tyler reports. First in <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/realagenda/"><strong>The Real Agenda</strong></a> series.
Incumbent Brazilian President Luiz Ignacia Lula da Silva had looked like a shoo-in for reelection, but corruption allegations have tightened the race. Marketplace's Dan Grech talks with host Mark Austin Thomas.
Shares in online gambling firms plunged by up to 60% on the London Stock Exchange today. Investors have been baling out of the sector after Congress passed a bill cracking down on Internet betting. Stephen Beard reports.