Tess Vigeland | Jul 11, 2008
The cost of oil continued its rise this week. Where's the tipping point? Host Tess Vigeland asks oil analyst Tom Kloza how high the price of a barrel of oil will have to go before demand lessens.
| Jul 15, 2008
This week host Kai Ryssdal explores what's up with the oil market other than prices. Today he talks to George Joffe at Cambridge University about the world's fourth largest oil exporter -- Iran.
Kai Ryssdal | Jul 15, 2008
The Treasury and the Fed are helping out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with another line of credit, access to special loans and maybe even buying their stock. Financial analyst Karen Shaw Petrou talks with Host Kai Ryssdal about what still needs to be done.
| Jul 11, 2008
Dividing up the dinner bill may be good manners, but according to commentator Dan Ariely, having one person pick up the tab is good behavioral economics.
Janet Babin | Jul 14, 2008
A new study finds that three out of five middle-class Americans won't have enough saved to last through retirement with their current standard of living. Janet Babin reports.
| Jul 7, 2008
General Motors may be behind the curve when it comes to building cars people actually want to buy. But it's on the cutting edge when it comes to selling to one specific demographic group. Kyle Norris reports.
Alisa Roth | Jul 9, 2008
Coca-Cola and Cargill are throwing their hats into the sweetener ring with Truvia, an all-natural substitute made from a plant 300 times sweeter than sugar. Alisa Roth reports.
Bob Moon | Jun 20, 2008
Did you know that if you borrow from your Social Security early and pay it back later, the government will call things even? Bob Moon reports on an option that almost sounds too good to be true.
Chris Farrell | Jul 9, 2008
Income inequality has worsened ovre the past three decades or so. Economists in the Global Economics Research area of UBS recently took a look ...
| Jul 11, 2008
We're taking you back to the basics with our summer refresher course on finance terms. Today, what exactly is a barrel of oil?