Marketplace for Wednesday, April 2, 2008
An international group that sets computer file standards has made Microsoft's Office 2007 the world standard. Janet Babin tells us what the heck that means and why it matters.
China may be booming, but commentator David Frum says its growth is more dependent now than ever on the health of the American economy.
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A peculiar kind of unregulated financial instrument called a credit default swap was a key factor in why the Fed kept Bear Stearns from failing. Marketplace's John Dimsdale tells Kai Ryssdal about whether Congress might be applying some scrutiny.