With so many smart people duped by a seemingly sound investment operation, how can we detect a Ponzi scheme in the future? Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman talks to Tess Vigeland about how to identify a sketchy deal.
A small businessman who runs a car repair shop in Minneapolis is doing rather well these days, as customers try to extend the lives of their beaters. But he has a big obstacle to success -- he's an undocumented Mexican immigrant. Stephen Smith reports.
Bernard Madoff's alleged Ponzi scheme is just the latest high profile mistake made by the SEC. Chairman Christopher Cox has launched an internal probe, and there are many more investigations to come. Steve Henn reports.
The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by an environmental group that alleges a New York power plant is polluting the Hudson River and should not be exempt by Clean Water Act rules for newer plants. Sam Eaton reports.
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court today looks at whether members of a union can go to court even if their union had signed off on arbitration. Nancy Marshall Genzer has details on who is directly involved.
India closed financial markets in the wake of terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and with grenades going off in the commercial district, most people stayed away. Is a return to normal possible? European Bureau Chief Stephen Beard reports.
Mumbai is quiet after attacks by Islamic militants rocked the streets. Scott Jagow talks to reporter Ray Thibodeax, who is there surveying the situation and says the city is resilient in the face of catastrophe.