The art market has experienced what some are calling a price bubble for the last several years. All kinds of records are being set at auctions and private sales. Fine-art consultant Lisa Austin talks with host Tess Vigeland about what's happening in the art world.
With U.S. gasoline prices well over $3 a gallon, Americans may wish to consider an Australian option. In the Land Down Under, they can fill up at half the price with liquid propane gas. Stuart Cohen reports.
Environmentalists have been pushing car companies to put plug-in hybrids on the market because they would use even less gasoline than current hybrids. Well, they're here. Sort of. Sarah Gardner reports.
A leading candidate for president of South Africa is lobbying in the United States for business partnerships and investment. He's shaken off rape charges and corruption allegations but he's yet to make peace with the international business community. Gretchen Wilson reports.
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