Marketplace for Thursday, February 7, 2008
Posted In: Crime
U.S. and Italian police have arrested 60 people in the biggest mafia crackdown in 20 years, targeted to cut renewed ties between New York's Gambino family and Sicilian mob bosses. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the current state of mob activity in the U.S.
After spending millions of dollars of his own money to keep his presidential campaign going, Mitt Romney announced today he would either suspend his campaign or withdraw completely from the race. Jeremy Hobson reports on the future of Mitt Romney's career.
Posted In: Economy, Travel, Wall Street
While the Fed cut interest rates in order to curb the economic slowdown, the European Central Bank has decided to hold its short-term rate steady at 4%. Steven Beard reports from London on how the rate will affect both U.S. and European economies.
The NBA's Phoenix Suns announced they've traded for Shaquille O'Neal. But the Suns acquisition is just a small part of how Phoenix is turning into a mecca for sports. Kai Ryssdal talks to our business of sports analyst Diana Nyad.