Marketplace PM for February 19, 2007
The crowds are back for Mardi Gras in New Orleans. The celebration brings a bit of hope to business owners who are still trying to recover from Hurricane Katrina. But the city has a long way to go. John Dimsdale reports.
Business shows cover a lot of shady deals and shakedowns these days, but none has ever probed the underworld of PTA's. Until now. Humorist Sandra Tsing Loh takes us inside.
Africa's small farmers often fall victim to local traders who dictate prices below market rates. But in rural Kenya farmers now have technology in hand that cuts out the middleman. Gretchen Wilson reports.