Marketplace for Monday, October 19, 2009
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street
Jules Kroll made a fortune creating a firm that did in-depth research for huge Wall Street deals. Now he has plans to start a new kind of credit-rating agency that would help avoid the bubbles that lead to financial crises. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street
The Justice Department says it has busted the biggest-ever insider trading ring involving hedge funds. But how will it prove its case? There's a gray area between legitimate investing and illegal trading. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Books, Economy, Investing
Why didn't more people see the current financial crisis coming? It's not the first financial meltdown the world has seen. Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff has a new book with Carmen Reinhart that addresses that question. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.