Marketplace PM for January 5, 2007
Democrats want to reverse a bill that gave energy companies tax cuts and allowed them to skip paying royalties. Commentator David Frum agrees it was bad legislation, but he thinks Congress should stick with it.
The virtual-reality website Second Life boasts more than 2.3 million residents. But a reporter found that only 250,000 have returned after signing up. Another case of cyber hype? Amy Scott reports.