Mega-Rich Invest In Works By Living Artists
Renee Montagne talks to art sociologist and writer Sarah Thornton about how the habits of the 1 percent reverberate across the art world. She is the author of
33 Artists in 3 Acts.
OPEC Declines Action As World Oil Prices Hit Record Lows
OPEC oil producers met Thursday to discuss falling world oil prices ? something big producer Saudi Arabia seeks to preserve in order to compete with U.S. oil production. But other OPEC countries want to get prices back up because their governments need the money.
WTO Members Approve Historic Trade Deal
The World Trade Organization's 160 members unanimously approved a first-ever multilateral trade deal which the group believes will boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.
Louisiana Woos Movie Industry With Tax Credits
Louisiana has been dubbed "Hollywood South" for the high volume of film production there. Producers are lured by generous tax credits ? so plentiful, that there's a big market for those tax credits.
OPEC Ministers To Consider Cuts To Oil Production
One of the most closely watched OPEC meeting in years takes place in Vienna on Thursday. Oil prices are at a four-year low and a push for a production cut is being stymied by Saudi intransigence.
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