Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland took a trip to New Orleans recently to see how it's recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina three years ago. She tells Kai Ryssdal about how much reconstruction is yet to be done.
Host Kai Ryssdal goes over the week's big financial stories with stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson in Dallas, Texas. Fannie and Freddie, the Russians and gyrations on the stock market come up.
With the 2008 Summer Olympics ending Sunday in Beijing, Steven Beard checks on preparations for the Summer Games set for London in 2012. He gets an earful from Brits who aren't confident their country has the necessary organizational skills.
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