Marketplace for Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Saving for retirement can come at a cost when 401(k) plans tack on numerous charges, some of which are not so obvious. Tess Vigeland reports on those fees and the damage they can do to your golden years.
The Senate is considering whether to lengthen the six-month period in which people can collect unemployment. Commentator Robert Reich says not only should unemployment benefits be extended, they should also be reformed.
An appellate court has ruled that Atlanta has no legal rights to take anymore water from a federal reservoir that also supplies Alabama and Florida. The decision could seriously impact the city's growth. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, is looking to buy one of its competitors, Rio Tinto. So far, Rio Tinto has rejected BHP's offers. But if the deal goes through, it would be the second-biggest takeover ever. Bob Moon reports.