Segments From this episode
China has been busy making oil and gas acquisitions, but one deal in Iraq has landed the country's biggest refiner, Sinopec, in political hot water. Scott Tong reports.
Times may be tough right now, but there's one area where the more you put in, the bigger the payoff. Sally Herships reports on how money -- lots of it -- can buy you love, or at least a date.
The Mega Millions lottery game is seeing an increase in ticket sales ahead of an upcoming drawing for a $250 million-plus jackpot. But the lottery industry isn't as recession-proof as it used to be. Jill Barshay reports.
Analyst Juli Niemann talks with Steve Chiotakis about how Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's reappointment nomination will impact the jittery economy, and reporter Steve Henn gauges how likely it is he will be confirmed.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 25, 2009