Marketplace for Monday, July 27, 2009
Posted In: Economy, Jobs
Not everyone has the money to buy a new refrigerator or washing machine. So when large appliances break, people call on repairman David Khorsandi to get their machines back in working order. He explains why his phone has been ringing non-stop.
Iceland was hit hard by the economic downturn, but now the country is one step closer to joining the European Union. E.U. foreign ministers have begun assessing whether or not the country is a good fit, but membership won't come easy. Stephen Beard reports.
President Obama is meeting with Chinese leaders in the hopes that the country will invest in the U.S. and spend more on U.S. goods. But China's representatives want an assurance that their investment is worthwhile. John Dimsdale reports.