Marketplace for Friday, May 30, 2008
The job tips given to graduates today are all quantity, no quality. Author and commentator Megan Hustad calls for tossing out today's motivational slogans for some good old-fashioned advice.
Your credit score could mean all the difference in the world when you need to borrow money. Thanks to a massive class-action lawsuit, TransUnion will be offering millions a free peek at theirs. Jill Barshay explains.
Despite a nearly 18% drop in Ford's stock since he offered to buy 20 million shares of the ailing automaker, Kirk Kerkorian says the deal is still on the table. Alisa Roth examines his motivation.
There's been plenty of talk about speculation driving up oil prices, but big investors don't deserve all the blame. Kai Ryssdal asks energy analyst Peter Beutel where all those billions invested in oil came from.