Janet Babin | Feb 19, 2009
The Federal Reserve predicts climbing unemployment and an economy that will continue to contract all year. But Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says weak economic activity means low risk of inflation. Janet Babin reports.
Scott Jagow | Feb 10, 2009
As part of the Treasury plan, the government is launching a new website : www.financialstability.gov. There's nothing much on there yet, but it'll...
| Nov 26, 2008
Because of the financial crisis fallout, the bailouts keep coming. AIG got one, as did Citigroup. But General Motors, an auto maker teetering on the brink, is still waiting for one. Commentator Robert Reich asks: Why?
Scott Jagow | Feb 12, 2009
Tonight, CNBC airs a two-hour documentary on the economy's collapse called "The House of Cards." It includes comments from former Federal Reserve...
| Feb 17, 2009
Cooking classes have become popular as more people want to save money by eating in. Sadie Babits visits two cooking schools in Portland, Ore. and explores some reasons for the mass return to the kitchen.
Janet Babin | Feb 18, 2009
GM and Chrysler say they need another $14 billion to stay in business. The companies offered survival plans promising draconian cuts in union contracts and other expenses. Janet Babin explores what else will be involved.
Amy Scott | Feb 18, 2009
Money is getting tighter for the high-end shops on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., which caters heavily to the finance industry. Amy Scott visited a few stores on the Avenue to find out what a markdown meant to them.
Stacey Vanek Smith | Feb 16, 2009
California is on the brink of financial disaster. The Golden State is $42 billion in debt and lawmakers still haven't agreed on a budget. If they don't come up with a plan, California might be facing bankruptcy. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Scott Jagow | Feb 17, 2009
Tonight, the PBS show "Frontline" airs an episode called "Inside the Meltdown." It looks back on the scary days of last summer and fall -- the...
| Oct 22, 2008
Joe the Plumber doesn't like a tax plan that "spreads the wealth around," which Sen. John McCain calls socialism. But commentator Will Wilkinson says all tax plans, even McCain's, are by nature wealth redistribution.