Business, Economics and Jobs

Art is still a good invetsment

Downturns are everywhere, except perhaps in the art market. Take for example the work of controversial artist Damien Hirst. His gold-hoofed cow in a vat of formaldehyde is expected to sell for millions today at Sothebys. The World's Laura Lynch reports.


Haiti's unnatural disaster

The slew of tropical storms that tore through the Caribbean have exacted a much higher toll on Haiti than neighboring nations. Dr. Paul Farmer, vice president of Partners in Health, says deforestation and poverty are responsible for much of the suffering.