Marketplace AM for October 22, 2007
Recent polls show U.S. confidence in foreign trade is down drastically from five years ago. Commentator Will Wilkinson pegs the decline on consumers' preoccupation with all that could go wrong.
Former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano is the first winner of the Mo Ibrahim prize, worth $5 million. The award also serves to motivate good governance. Eleanor Beardsley has more.
California state officials are getting impatient with the Environmental Protection Agency over regulating greenhouse gas rules. So Governor Schwarzenegger has threated to sue if a decision isn't made by midnight. Sarah Gardner has more.
The Treasury Department is rescuing big banks all over the country from poor investment decisions. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan explains to Scott Jagow how the government is saving them from "SIVs."