Marketplace for Tuesday, October 9, 2007
When Pat Eldridge helped set up a bank recently, he had to deal with complications other financial institutions don't -- such as being in Iraq's Anbar province. Kai Ryssdal spoke with the Marine captain.
A slew of recent studies claim to link social factors, like a CEO's personal life, to his company's stock price. Commentator and economist Susan Lee isn't convinced.
The new World Bank President Robert Zoellick is setting up a new strategy focused on fostering trade in the Middle East. Joel Kurtzman, a senior fellow at the Milken Institute, talked with Kai Ryssdal about why the region needs economic attention.