The name Max Butler might not call up the same images as names like Al Capone or Jesse James, but maybe it should. Butler, a.k.a. Max Vision, was one of the most successful cybercriminals of all time -- before the law caught up with him.
You'd think the sheer size and weight of construction equipment would make it thief-proof. But heavy duty bulldozers and back hoes are commonly stolen in the U.S. and Canada. Marketplace's Sean Cole takes a look at why.
One of the topics to be discussed at the American Economics Association is whether economists should have a code of ethics. Annie Lowrey of Slate talks with Kai Ryssdal about what the research says on the ethics of economists.
The Securities and Exchange Commission will be developing the details on how to deal with whistleblowers, as required by the financial reform law. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio looks at both sides of the issue.
FBI agents have seized documents during coordinated raids at different hedge funds in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts pertaining to recent investigations into insider trading. John Dimsdale has more.