Tess Vigeland | Jul 17, 2009
Alyssa Katz's book, "Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us" provides a historical look at how and why we buy homes, and when the real estate market turned scary. She talks with Tess Vigeland.
Dan Grech | Jul 17, 2009
States with double-digit unemployment numbers are finding that cuts to local government are inevitable. Miami-Dade county has reached 10.6%, and every county employee is getting at least a pay cut, if not worse. Dan Grech reports.
Tamara Keith | Jul 10, 2009
Chinese authorities are holding an executive from the Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto on charges of stealing state secrets over iron ore prices. Tamara Keith delves deeper into Rio Tinto's tumultuous relationship with China.
Sam Eaton | Jan 6, 2009
Americans throw away an estimated 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour, so you'd think we'd have enough raw materials for recyclable products. Sam Eaton explores the issue behind the waste and how Obama's stimulus plan may help.
Chris Farrell | Jun 20, 2008
Arrests and indictments from the subprime mess are in the news, but how did regulators allow things to get so bad? Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on this week's government crackdown.
Sam Eaton | Jul 17, 2009
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said consumers should pay for the carbon content of the goods they consume, even from other countries like China. One option is imposing trade tariffs, but that proposal has the potential to set off a trade war. Sam Eaton reports.
Scott Jagow | Jul 10, 2009
This has nothing to do with a rapper or the decline of Western journalism. It's the name of the latest project from NPR's Alex Chadwick. The...
| Jul 17, 2009
This week, many large companies reported earnings for last quarter, and everyone's looking for signs that the economy is emerging from recession. Stacey Vanek-Smith explores how close we are with economist David Wyss.
Mitchell Hartman | Nov 18, 2008
Global Entrepreneurship Week has events in 77 countries. But is now the time to start a business, when the economy is shrinking? Mitchell Hartman finds out.