Steve Henn | Oct 24, 2008
Early last year, the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation had more than $68 billion invested -- but began to chip away at that with risky investments. Steve Henn reports Congress will be looking into it.
Steve Henn | Oct 23, 2008
Barack Obama will run half-hour prime time ads on national networks next week. The payoff: Reaching 20 million Americans right before the election. The cost: about $3 million. But, Steve Henn reports, it's not like he's short on cash.
Sarah Gardner | Oct 23, 2008
The second annual Algae Biomass Summit is going on today in Seattle, and the substance has garnered serious attention from investors for its biofuel potential. Sarah Gardner gives us more algae plus points.
| Oct 23, 2008
The plan to help homeowners facing foreclosure will cost $40 billion, and the money would come from the original pool of bailout money. But commentator Andrew Caplin resurrects an old idea that doesn't involve all that cash.
Chris Farrell | Oct 16, 2008
Question: why did the market not shut down during the freefalls in the past weeks?...
Dan Grech | Oct 24, 2008
Some immediate causes of this morning's fallen Dow: word of negative economic growth in Britain and profit warnings from big companies. But Dan Grech explains the role of what some call "forced selling."
Sarah Gardner | Oct 24, 2008
The days of gas below $3 a gallon are fast returning, but this doesn't necessarily bode well across the board. Sarah Gardner reports falling oil and gas prices undercut the incentive for renewable energy projects.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Oct 23, 2008
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told Congress he's "shocked" at the financial meltdown. He did concede his belief in deregulation was flawed, but Nancy Marshall Genzer asks, did Greenspan really not see this coming?
Megan Williams | Oct 24, 2008
With the price of oil and gas plummeting, Russia's once bulging budget could be heading for a deficit. Megan Williams reports half the country's income is from oil, and production is dropping along with price.