Jul 22, 2005
Next week the post-Enron reforms known as Sarbanes-Oxley turn three years old. Many predicted that the hassles and costs of complying with the law would drive publicly-traded companies to throw in the towel and go private. Many have, especially small firms. But as Marketplace's Amy Scott reports, the law may have reached farther than expected.
Jul 18, 2005
Wall Street editor for Newsweek magazine Allan Sloan talks with Kai Ryssdal about the sentencing of corporate wrongdoers like Bernard Ebbers.
Jul 15, 2005
Host David Brown talks to David Johnson about stocks, the deficit, and instant gratification.
Jul 8, 2005
Kai Ryssdal talks with analyst Julie Niemann about the markets' response to yesterday's attacks.
Jul 7, 2005
A remarkable recovery on the markets today. The Dow closed up 31.61. Amy Scott watched the markets today, and follows the curve.
Jun 28, 2005
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William Donaldson retires Thursday. But he's not short-timing it: tomorrow he'll hold a vote on a controversial new rule. Marketplace's Scott Tong reports.
Jun 17, 2005
David Johnson talks with Cheryl Glaser about the convictions of two former executives of Tyco, who looted more than $150 million from the company.
Jun 10, 2005
Where does Alan Greenspan get his colorful language, like "irrational exuberance"? You'll never believe what David Johnson tells David Brown.
May 31, 2005
If you hold stock, chances are there's a fancy certificate somewhere to prove it. Maybe it's under the mattress, or in a safe deposit box. Maybe your broker keeps it for you. Maybe you've never even seen it. If the securities industry has its way, that piece of paper is headed to the recycle bin of history. This month the state of Delaware cleared one of the last hurdles to a nearly paperless stock market. The change could save investors and companies billions of dollars. So why are some of them dragging their feet? Marketplace's Amy Scott reports.