Marketplace for Wednesday, June 18, 2008
People used to live in fear of organized crime in Sicily, but a new government crackdown on Mafia-run businesses has co-ops reaping the benefits. Megan Williams reports from Italy.
Commentator Robert Reich says while speculation is driving commodity markets up, the blame rests with the government and regulators who haven't taken the proper steps to reign them in.
Tough economic times have many seeing red -- and not just in their wallets. Jeremy Hobson reports on another economic indicator that's on a lot of people's lips.