Marketplace Scratch Pad

Did seeing equal believing?

Scott Jagow Apr 17, 2009

My weekly After the Bell podcast is now available. Each Friday, I take a look back at the week in business and the economy and help you make sense of what happened. This week, we saw some things that seemed hard to believe. How much there was there? You can get the entire podcast here. It begins with this opening essay:

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