Jun 5, 2012 In Mumbai, the square-mile area known as Dharavi has a million residents and myriad small businesses, but authorities plan to redevelop the slum.
May 8, 2012 Dunkin’ Donuts launches a flagship outlet in New Delhi, with a full snack menu strategy. It aims to get a jump on Starbucks in India.
May 8, 2012 Fast-growing India is pumping itself dry. For the "water man," the solutions will come from the grassroots.
May 3, 2012 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner are in China this morning. They're supposed to be talking about issues like trade. But instead, everyone's focused on a blind Chinese dissident who took refuge at the U.S. embassy in Beijing and is now asking for asylum in the United States.
May 3, 2012 Bill Clinton is warning Europeans that the prescription of austerity, quote "continues to be pushed in the face of evidence that it won't work." For those not inclined to accept this kind of economic advice from an ex-U.S. president, the question arises: who do Americans trust to handle these matters?
May 3, 2012 The question is: Will a blind Chinese activist's escape from house arrest muddy the economic waters?
May 2, 2012 Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Group, was in Washington yesterday for a forum hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how businesses can help solve the world's problems. But why has he been able to succeed on a platform of "screw business and usual." Samsung reported record quarterly profits today, driven in big part by sales of is smartphones. So should global smartphone leader Apple be worried? And later today, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal sits down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to talk recession and recovery.
Apr 27, 2012 The U.S. Treasury Secretary talks to Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal about the slow but improved growth in the economy, pressures from Europe, and how he views his own legacy in office.
Apr 27, 2012 Meet an entrepreneurial rickshaw driver in India who really knows how to talk to tourists.