Marketplace for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008
Commentator Dan Drezner says economic modernization is considered to be a good buffer against war for most countries. But in Russia's case, standard ways of thinking may not apply.
Posted In: Sports
Lance Armstrong's out of retirement and training for next year's Tour de France. NFL Quarterback Brett Favre also ran a retirement reverse. Why can't they stay away? Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad discusses that question with Tess Vigeland.
Posted In: Wall Street
When the credit crunch hit about a year ago, Wall Street was just recovering from losing thousands of jobs to recession and the World Trade Center attacks in 2001. Amy Scott reports on how the rebuilding effort is doing amid the economic downturn.
Posted In: Food, Retail
We've been hearing a lot lately about negative TV ads stirring up America's ongoing culture wars. Some new ones are about to come out, not from one political candidate attacking another, but from McDonald's attacking Starbucks. Rico Gagliano reports.