Marketplace for Tuesday, March 25, 2008
In his new book, "Back of the Napkin," author and consultant Dan Roam says if we want better presentations at meetings -- and better ideas -- we have to get rid of all those Powerpoints.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Investing
It's not just wannabe homebuyers who are keeping an anxious eye on the real estate market. State pension funds lost billions when the subprime loan crisis hit and the market collapsed. But now they smell a bargain and they're getting back into the game. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing
So, consumer confidence is down and home prices are still sliding. Maybe it's time for some counterintuitive behavior -- like thinking about getting into the housing market. Kai Ryssdal checks out that notion with Dan McGinn of Newsweek.