Chris Farrell | Feb 25, 2009
Rent and ownership are competing markets. Looking at the rent to price ratio is a quick way of judging whether homes are overvalued or not....
| Oct 10, 2008
Missouri Sen. Kit Bond tells Kai Ryssdal about farmers worried about loans for the next crop, public projects on hold and workers losing jobs. Fellow Sen. Claire McCaskill had similar stories, but she also sees cause for hope.
| Mar 4, 2009
A study out this morning shows that 1 in 5 U.S. homeowners owe more to their mortgage lenders than their homes are worth. Jennifer Collins crunches numbers on "underwater" mortgages and where most of them are.
| Mar 3, 2009
Americans are taking fewer vacation days and clocking in more hours just to stay employed. Kai Ryssdal talks to sociologist Dalton Conley about the fading separation between work and life.
John Dimsdale | Feb 25, 2009
The Employee Free Choice Act would make it easier for workers to form unions by barring managers from firing or intimidating them. Employers are trying to stop it from becoming law. John Dimsdale reports.
Chris Farrell | Feb 27, 2009
Question: My boyfriend's father recently lost his 8-year battle with cancer. He received approximately $300k from his father's life insurance...
Jeremy Hobson | Mar 3, 2009
Investors are looking for signs of life in the market as the Dow continues to fall. Has the market finally hit the bottom so it can rebound? Jeremy Hobson reports.
| Mar 3, 2009
World markets are down this morning following the Dow's 300-point drop yesterday, closing at below 7,000 points. Andrew Hilton from the Center for the Study of Financial Innovation tells Bill Radke it may take divine intervention to get the markets going again.
Scott Jagow | Feb 9, 2009
Today, Starbucks announces its latest innovation: Becoming McDonald's. Starbucks will offer "value" meals that combine coffee and breakfast foods...