Marketplace for Wednesday, May 28, 2008
This summer's next big blockbuster: you, if you're willing to foot the bill. Cash Peters explains how to get your life story -- or something like it -- immortalized on film.
You can plan and research all you want, but sometimes things just happen they way they're going to happen. Kai Ryssdal talks to physicist Leonard Mlodinow about living in a world ruled by chance.
Rising commodity prices are providing endless opportunities for speculators, but as Steve Henn reports, some investors are losing the stomach for one volatile nursery rhyme commodity.
The smaller of the two actors unions, AFTRA, reached a tentative agreement with producers today, but as Jeff Tyler explains, the real question is whether the larger SAG will do the same.
With U.S. demand poised to decrease, have we seen the peak of gas prices? Kai asks Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
Blaming rising energy prices, Dow Chemical announced plans to raise prices on its products this weekend. Marketplace's Dan Grech explains how others may be tempted to follow suit.