Marketplace for Thursday, Feb 14, 2008
Posted In: Science
In a time when blogs and social networking sites make it easier than ever to disclose yourself on the Internet, many people worry about losing their privacy. But commentator Ben Casnocha says there are many benefits to a transparent society.
President Bush is set for a tour next week of Africa, where he could see what some experts are calling an agricultural revival. Kai Ryssdal talks with author G. Pascal Zachary about trade initiatives that have led to some success.
High-end fashion knock-offs are easy to find in any city. Now designers want to put a wrinkle into that copycat industry. Jeremy Hobson reports on possible patents for haute couture.
A new survey says professional money managers are the most risk-averse they've been since 2001. Jill Barshay reports on how managers afraid of stock and bond risks are now investing in cash.