Marketplace AM for September 7, 2007
American activist-investor Eric Knight has launched a campaign against one of the world's biggest banks, calling for major changes. No word yet what exactly he's after, but he's got a good track record of getting what he wants. Stephen Beard reports.
Drug-related violence has claimed the lives of 50 politicians, activists and their relatives in the months leading up to Sunday's general elections in Guatemala. Dan Grech has the story.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
Some say one sign the economy's on a downward turn might be walking the runways not far from Wall Street: Hemlines at NYC's Fashion Week are falling. But others say that just means lots of shopping and high prices this season. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Entertainment
Sure you can download movies online, but right now no one's making it easy enough says Variety's Mark Speier. There just aren't enough people who think it's worth the effort, especially with the theater or DVD rental right around the corner.