Chris Farrell | Nov 9, 2008
I'm doing some research, reading Warren Buffet's 2005 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. I cam across the delicious paragraph:...
Jeremy Hobson | Nov 10, 2008
The government bailout of AIG wasn't enough to help it stay afloat. Now it will buy preferred stock in the insurance company to the tune of $40 billion. Jeremy Hobson reports the AIG bailout is now worth $150 billion.
John Dimsdale | Nov 7, 2008
When the incoming and outgoing presidents are from different parties, it's customary to keep newcomers at arms length until Inauguration Day. But John Dimsdale reports this transition has a great deal of cooperation.
| Nov 11, 2008
Companies that normally spend big bucks on Super Bowl ads are reconsidering the big flash productions for fear of appearing flamboyant during a time of economic trouble. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Alisa Roth | Nov 11, 2008
Two House committees will be considering whether new regulations should be placed on hedge funds, which are struggling in the current financial crunch. Critics claim hedge fund investors would find a way around such rules. Alisa Roth reports.
Steve Henn | Nov 5, 2008
President-elect Obama now turns his attention to assembling his administration, with his choice for Treasury secretary being closely watched. Bill Radke talks to Steve Henn in Washington, D.C. about Obama's options.
Janet Babin | Nov 10, 2008
Some economists believe that economic models are dated and deficient, and they're looking for theories that would help make sense of the financial crisis and global economy. Janet Babin has more.
Sarah Gardner | Oct 27, 2008
The EPA is changing the way it measures pollution from power plants and making it easier for older facilities to upgrade without installing new emission control equipment. Sarah Gardner has the story.
| Nov 10, 2008
The government is reworking the AIG bailout package, modifying loans already offered and preparing to spend another $40 billion to buy preferred shares. Kai Ryssdal gets details from Steve Henn.
| Nov 11, 2008
In the latest installment of our series "What's the Fix?" Scott Jagow talks to Howard Wheeldon, a strategist at brokerage house BGC Partners in London. Wheeldon outlines what government priorities should be.