Marketplace PM for December 30, 2005
It's the time of the year for New Year's Resolutions. Economist and commentator Steve Moore has been thinking of some resolutions the government should make.
Microsoft is scrambling to fix a flaw in Windows which reportedly leaves users vulnerable to spyware, viruses and other bad things. Microsoft will put out a software patch -- they're just not sure when. John Dimsdale reports.
Japan's Nikkei index closed the day, and the year, at more than 100 points above 16,000 -- its biggest annual gain in two decades. And it was private investment, not government money, that pushed the economy. Jocelyn Ford reports.