Marketplace for December 16, 2008
Giving away carbon offsets for the holidays isn't exactly glamorous, but it does help the environment. Joellen Easton reports on how the market for offsetting greenhouse gas emissions is doing this holiday season.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street
With the dust settling from the Madoff scandal, Harvard professor Richard Parker tells Tess Vigeland that more scams may yet be uncovered during this downturn. It's part of what economist John Kenneth Galbraith called "the bezzle."
Slovakia has rebuilt itself since the end of communism, succeeding where many thought it would fail. In three weeks it will become a member of the eurozone. Stephen Beard reports.
In the face of a worsening economy, a small construction company in Oregon has laid off nearly all of its employees. Tess Vigeland speaks with Keith Knowles from Robert Knowles Construction about where his business goes from here.