Marketplace for Thursday, August 28, 2008
Inside South Africa's nature reserves, herds of elephants are growing. So the government's come up with a new plan -- with an eye toward the bottom line. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Political party conventions are as much about money as platforms and funny hats. Politico's Jeanne Cummings is in Denver for the Democratic convention. She talks with Kai Ryssdal about the event's bottom line.
The approach of Tropical Storm Gustav is only adding to the stress level in the Gulf states. Reporter John Pope of the New Orleans Times-Picayune talks with Kai Ryssdal about the preparations underway.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes
If you go strictly by the numbers, the economy's 3.3% growth in the second quarter looks great. It beats the historical record by just a bit. But before you get excited, listen to John Dimsdale's report on why the momentum might not last.