Marketplace for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008
So far nobody's worrying about whether the writers strike will impact the Emmys, which usually fall in September. But commentator and Emmy-nominated writer Doug Cordell says anyone writing TV for kids deserves more than a statue anyway.
Wind power grew 45 percent last year and wind turbines generated more than 1 percent of the nation's electricity -- a first, according to the American Wind Energy Association. But the industry has a few storms on the horizon. Sarah Gardner reports.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been under close scrutiny the last few years, prompting Congress to call for tighter regulation. But now the Bush administration wants them to ride in and raise more money to buy more mortgages. Jill Barshay reports.