Marketplace for Thursday, April 2, 2009
Posted In: Internet, Science
Chinese online game company Changyou has gone public, with a strong response from investors. The Asian gaming industry is thriving despite the global recession. It's a business model that has some Western rivals envious. Scott Tong reports.
State and local governments are gearing up to spend federal stimulus money on projects like repaving roads, widening interstates and retrofitting government buildings. And contractors are offering good deals. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Over the last two decades the Indian economy has become a force of its own. Nandan Nilekani, co-chairman of Infosys and author of "Imagining India," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the country is handling the global recession.
Leaders of the world's largest economies have agreed to provide the International Monetary Fund with $750 billion to assist countries hit hard by the global economic crisis. Stephen Beard reports.