John Dimsdale | Oct 29, 2008
The Federal Reserve cut the interest rate to 1% in an effort to encourage lending and stimulate the economy. Will it work? What about inflation? Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale reports.
| Oct 29, 2008
An important point to keep in mind, says commentator David Frum, is that the government's new role in banking, insurance and other industries is for emergency purposes. Ultimately, that role needs to go away.
Scott Jagow and Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Oct 28, 2008
The government is talking with GM and Chrysler about giving the auto companies some help, but not a bailout. Scott Jagow talks to Nancy Marshall Genzer in Washington about what separates this move from a bailout.
Kai Ryssdal | Oct 28, 2008
Just in case you've been wondering which banks have gotten bailout money so far, here you go.
Chris Farrell | Oct 29, 2008
Ross Levin is one of the nation's premier financial planners. He's based in Edina, Minnesota. Here's a sober bit of number-crunching:...
Richard Core | Oct 22, 2008
The practice of short selling has been blamed for the collapse of several major companies' shares during the financial crisis. What is short...
| Oct 24, 2008
Need to feel a little sunshine in this dark, cloudy economy? We don't blame you, so we thought we'd help find you some. If your house is solar-friendly, solar systems consultant Paul Scott can help you save money.
Steve Henn | Oct 28, 2008
Foreclosures, gas prices, Wall Street wipeouts -- the daily barrage of bad news has taken a toll on the American consumer, whose confidence in the economy has dropped to almost 50%. Steve Henn reports.
Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 28, 2008
Tinker Bell is back, and this time there's no more wearing herself ragged sprinkling fairy dust for that ham Peter Pan. A new Disney series of DVDs feature Tink and her fairy friends. Rachel Dornhelm has more.
Heidi Siegelbaum | Sep 23, 2008
Today is Earth Overshoot Day. I'm not certain about the marketing savvy of this phrase as my immediate association is playing basketball at the...