Marketplace for Monday, Nov. 26, 2007
Peace may be the most elusive commodity in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Daniel Estrin reports some Israelis have decided violence makes it worth paying for a plan to get out.
Globalization is turning into a hot-button issue for both Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. But commentator Paul Krugman says its effects on the U.S. economy are overblown.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has parlayed Russia's huge energy resources into a powerful political tool. Portfolio magazine's James Verini has written about what lies ahead for Russia and its largest energy project, Sakhalin II. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.
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Europe's largest bank, HSBC, is going to rescue two of its structured investment vehicles, or SIVs, that have taken a beating from recent woes in the mortgage and credit markets. It'll cost HSBC $35 billion to make things right. Amy Scott reports.