A myriad of countries and corporations from around the world have flocked to the 2010 Shanghai expo to flaunt their goods to millions of potential Chinese customers. Marketplace's Scott Tong describes the fantastical atmosphere to Bob Moon.
Following the SEC's civil case of fraud, federal prosecutors want to start a criminal investigation into Goldman Sachs. But a criminal case could be more difficult to prove than a civil one. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
As sludge continues to leak in the Gulf of Mexico from BP's well at an estimated rate of 5,000 barrels a day, the British owner is bracing for an outpouring of legal costs from the state of Louisiana and beyond. Stephen Beard reports.
The Goldman Sachs fraud case made for an interesting backdrop to Congress's continuing financial reform debate this week. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich about Wall Street greed.
Congress's Haiti Economic Lift Program, or HELP act, would lift import duties on Haitian textiles to be sold in the U.S. Textiles and apparel make up more than 80 percent of Haiti's exports. Jeff Tyler reports.
United and Continental Airlines have been talking about a merger for years, and now they could officially join forces as soon as Monday. The deal would create the world's biggest carrier. Jennifer Collins reports.
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