| Mar 6, 2009
Hot dog sales were up 2 percent in 2008, despite the economic downturn in almost every industry. So what makes the American favorite such a recession-proof meal? Chicago Public Radio's Adriene Hill finds out why from the epicentre of hot dog culture.
Steve Henn | Mar 4, 2009
The Treasury Department released more details about its mortgage restructuring plan for 9 million homeowners. What does the plan include and who gets the help? Steve Henn reports.
Chris Farrell | Mar 6, 2009
Question: My wife and I have transitioned to using cash to pay for daily expenses versus a credit card. As a result of this transition, we have are...
Bob Moon | Mar 6, 2009
Andy Brooks, chief trader at T. Rowe Price and Megan McCardle, editor for The Atlantic's Business Channel, join Bob Moon to see if they can find some meaning in another rough week on Wall Street.
Stephen Beard | Mar 6, 2009
As the boom in Dubai has fizzled out, many South Asian men who have built the city are bearing the brunt of the downturn and losing their jobs. But they can't go home. Stephen Beard reports.
| Mar 4, 2009
After living more than a quarter century under the trickle-down philosophy of Reaganomics, Obama's economic plan is a clear departure. Commentator Robert Reich explores how and why Obamanomics can work.
| Mar 5, 2009
Captain Planet and the Planeteers taught kids in the early 90's that they had the power to save the Earth. And an environmental Web site is aiming to introduce the animated series to a new eco-conscious generation. Jennifer Collins reports.
Scott Jagow | Mar 6, 2009
A few weeks ago, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner unveiled the Financial Stability plan, the next phase of government intervention into the...
Mitchell Hartman | Mar 6, 2009
The Iditarod, a 1,100-mile dog-sled race across Alaska, is hurting in this recession. Prize money is down and costs are up. Mitchell Hartman reports.
| Feb 27, 2009
A dirty word that is slowly creeping into financial crisis dialogue: Depression. What's the difference between a recession and a depression? Tess Vigeland talks to professor Robert Reich about whether we're really in one.