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New ways to curb old tech waste

Caitlan Carroll | Mar 25, 2009
A House committee is looking at old electronics waste, which the EPA says is growing two to three times faster than any other kind. As Caitlan Carroll reports, this is largely because no one knows what to do with it.

Obama makes case for spending plan

John Dimsdale | Mar 25, 2009
In a prime-time press conference, President Obama defends the cost of his proposed budget, saying trillions of dollars in deficit spending will be required to grow the economy.
Posted In: Economy, Health, Oil

Straight Story

Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland | Mar 20, 2009
The IRS recently announced that victims of the Madoff scandal can claim up to 95 percent of their losses on their taxes. Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell discuss what implications this decision has on the tax code and on victims of future Ponzi schemes.
Posted In: Taxes

Got a pink slip? It's time to party

Amy Scott | Dec 11, 2008
For laid-off Wall Street workers, attending a Pink Slip Party is both an opportunity to mingle with other job seekers and a chance to maybe land a new job. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

AIG exec resigns with a bang

Scott Jagow | Mar 25, 2009
If you'd like to "meet" one of the AIG executives caught up in the bonus firestorm, you should read this resignation letter obtained by the New...

Country club circuit key to Madoff's rise

Amy Scott | Dec 16, 2008
Bernard Madoff built the foundation for his Ponzi scheme by word of mouth at charity balls and country clubs from New York to Florida. And he's not the only one. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing

U.S., Mexico in simmering trade war

Dan Grech | Mar 25, 2009
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Mexico today on the heels of the country's decision to impose tariffs on 90 U.S. products. Dan Grech reports what prompted the move and why Secretary Clinton can't resolve the dispute.
Posted In: Mexico

Entrepreneur wires electronics in China

| Mar 24, 2009
In a recession, it's hard for businesses to know how much stuff to keep on their shelves. So many big consumer electronics companies are turning to a global supply master to manage their inventory, in China. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Recession Rock

Scott Jagow | Mar 24, 2009
It's time to rock out, people. There's nothing like a good song to make the economic blues disappear, at least for a few minutes. And this...
Posted In: recession art

New powers for Tim and Ben?

Scott Jagow | Mar 24, 2009
At the congressional hearing on AIG today, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke both called for their institutions to have...



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