Marketplace PM for July 5, 2007
California Gov. Schwarzenegger has let charities pay for some of his pricey overseas trips that feature private jets and four-star hotels. The nonprofits get tax write-offs for the trips — and access, of course. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains.
Posted In: Crime, Investing, Wall Street
Some unusual stock-market activity reportedly occured before the announcement of Blackstone's purchase of Hilton Hotels. Kai Ryssdal talks with business professor Jim Angel about how some people snap up shares at a bargain, despite insider-trading laws.
Entrepreneurs are moving into the effort to reduce greenhouse gases by selling pollution credits that help companies balance out their ecological footprints. One company is taking the concept out to sea. Alex Schmidt reports.