Marketplace for Tuesday, May 20, 2008
John McCain and the Republican Party are going to take on the eventual Democratic winner with a lot less cash than the GOP is used to. Politico writer Jeanne Cummings shares the details with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Economy
The Labor Department says businesses paid more for goods at the wholesale level last month -- and that's not counting food and energy. If businesses are paying higher prices for everything else, eventually the rest of us will, too. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime
Copper prices are booming, so thieves are boosting anything they can sell to scrap yards. Among other things they're tearing apart infrastructure, leaving cities and states with big repair bills when their budgets are already bleak. Jeff Tyler reports.