Marketplace for Friday, Dec. 14, 2007
Americans generate an extra 25 million tons of trash from Thanksgiving to New Year's. The lights, the trees and all the wrapping paper really add up. But there may be ways to trim the waste and stay jolly as ever. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Richard Oswald has been a farmer all his life and in debt for most of it. A state he says that's as much a part of farming as working in the fields.
Posted In: Housing
The Senate today passed a bill that would allow the federal government to back larger refinanced loans and help first-time borrowers. The bill's supporters are hoping it will jump-start the sagging housing market. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.