John Dimsdale | Jan 22, 2009
Fallout from the financial crisis is spreading to the bluest of blue chip companies. Some of the world's biggest companies are reporting huge losses and layoffs. John Dimsdale reports.
Tess Vigeland | Aug 15, 2008
One minute the headlines say we're zooming towards a recession, the next minute economic surveys say we're actually OK. What's going on? Tess Vigeland talks to economists Diane Swonk and Michael Englund.
Scott Jagow and Chris Farrell | Jan 22, 2009
While the government bailout of banks has had little success, some have wondered whether the U.S. should just nationalize its banks. Scott Jagow tackles the idea with Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell.
| Jan 22, 2009
Company layoffs keep piling up. With so many people out of work, it can have a huge ripple effect. Sadie Babits has the story of one man who is dealing with the effects of unemployment in Portland, Ore.
Stephen Beard | Jan 22, 2009
The U.K. pound continues to decrease in value as its banking system weakens. But with U.S. banks also suffering, why is the dollar doing better than the pound? Stephen Beard reports.
Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland | Jan 16, 2009
During these tough economic times, Economics Editor Chris Farrell is looking for ways to stretch a dollar just like the rest of us. Tess Vigeland wants to know where he draws the line between being cheap and being frugal.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jan 22, 2009
Apple sales hit $10 billion for the first time last quarter, and the brand still grabs consumers worldwide. But the company is predicting a less-stellar performance in the first quarter. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Steve Henn | Jan 21, 2009
Treasury secretary nominee Timothy Geithner fielded tough questions from a Senate committee about mistakes on his tax returns and his part in crafting some of last year's biggest bailouts. Steve Henn reports.
| Jan 21, 2009
At 2008's World Economic Forum, Bill Gates challenged corporations to engage in 'creative capitalism,' or be more socially responsible. Kai Ryssdal speaks with journalist Michael Kinsley about what that entails.