Chris Farrell | Mar 26, 2007
Demographics may not be destiny, but America is getting older and an aging population will need plenty of long-term care. The cost of a nursing...
Kai Ryssdal | Dec 5, 2008
In our Weekly Wrap, Kai Ryssdal talks with Fortune's Leigh Gallagher Portfolio.com's Felix Salmon about this week's jobs numbers, the "official" recession, the whip-sawing markets, and the automakers' continued pleas to Congress.
Alisa Roth | Dec 5, 2008
All of the Big Three CEOs will show up in the House of Representatives today to plead their case for a bailout. Analysts say they'll eventually get some money from the government, but will it help? Alisa Roth reports.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 5, 2008
The economy lost a shocking 533,000 jobs in November. The number is almost twice what was originally projected. How long will this go on? Ashley Milne-Tyte tries to find a silver lining in the losses.
Stephen Beard | Dec 5, 2008
Lower retail sales and a big jump in jobless claims all add up to a slackening demand for oil. Another factor for the near record-breaking drop: trouble within the ranks of OPEC. Stephen Beard reports.
| Dec 5, 2008
If you're thinking about donating to charity this season, why not consider a gift card? Many causes offer this as an option on their Web sites. Mitchell Hartman provides a few good resources.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 4, 2008
The government is looking at persuading banks to lend at rates of 4.5 percent. That's about a percentage point lower than the current rate for a typical 30-year mortgage. Ashley Milne-Tyte explains how.
Scott Jagow | Dec 5, 2008
Athletes in this economy will meet one of their greatest challenges off the field, where sponsors are dealing with tightening budgets. Scott Jagow assesses the situation with business of sports commentator Diana Nyad.
Doug Krizner | Dec 4, 2008
Crude prices hit 4-year lows after Merrill Lynch predicted a drop to $25 a barrel. Bloomberg quotes Chip Hodge of MFC Global: "We've got the U.S,...