| Aug 5, 2009
Canada is faring much better during the recession than the U.S. for a number of reasons, including government policy. Commentator David Frum thinks American lawmakers have a few things to learn from the Canadian stimulus package.
| Aug 7, 2009
After decades of waning interest, historical tourism is experiencing a revival. Preservationists are luring visitors back into historic mansions by sharing the personal stories of their former residents through the eyes of the servants that tended them. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
| Aug 7, 2009
Every year, advertisers get a sneak peek at the fall TV line up. The so-called "TV upfronts" ended yesterday, and the amount of ads bought is way down. Kai Ryssdal talks to Michael Burgi, editor in chief of MediaWeek Magazine about what this means for the industry.
Mitchell Hartman | Aug 7, 2009
Financial giant AIG is reporting its first profit since 2007. The troubled insurer says it made $1.8 billion in the second quarter. Mitchell Hartman reports on the company's crawl out of its bailout hole.
Jeremy Hobson | Aug 7, 2009
Employers cut far fewer jobs than expected last month and the July unemployment rate came down from 9.5% to 9.4%. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks with Bill Radke about how good this news really is, and how the rate dropped if so many people got laid off last month.
Paddy Hirsch | Aug 6, 2009
Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn lets it all hang out in a New York Times story today. "Our risk appetite continues to grow year on year, qu...
Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 5, 2009
"GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra" will hit theaters this week, but when it comes to Hollywood, the movie has gone AWOL. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
| Aug 6, 2009
Rupert Murdoch is steering his media empire News Corp. towards charging for online content. But will it work? Kai Ryssdal talks with PaidContent.org co-editor Staci Kramer about how she thinks Murdoch will implement his plan.
Paddy Hirsch | Aug 7, 2009
A $1.8 billion profit at AIG. A $1.7 billion loss at Royal Bank of Scotland. The White House backs off the Fan and Fred "bad bank" idea. More job...
| Jul 31, 2009
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin talks with Kai Ryssdal about why his state has an unexpected $65 million surplus, and why he wants to use some of that money to give state employees a one-time salary enhancement.