Marketplace for Friday, Jan. 18, 2008
Until Hurricane Katrina ripped through its brewery, Dixie Beer was a New Orleans mainstay. It's being brewed it Wisconsin for the time being. Kai Ryssdal talks with owner Kendra Bruno about how she and her husband, Joe, are bringing their beer back to market.
Cuban elections this weekend are expected to officially position Raul Castro, Fidel's brother, as the next president. Raul is seen as more pragmatic than his older brother, sparking hope that economic change may be on the horizon. Dan Grech reports.
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Wall Street
The Dow has dropped nearly 10% since Jan. 1 -- almost enough to qualify as a market correction. If you ask money managers, they say to sit tight and wait out the storm. But for a lot of Americans, that doesn't feel like an option. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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