| Jan 7, 2009
Bad news about the stock markets, jobs, real estate. It can stress anybody out. But a new study from the American Psychological Association says women are more anxious about the economic downturn than men. Sally Herships reports.
Sam Eaton | Dec 17, 2008
A majority of states face massive budget deficits. Unlike the federal government, states have to balance their budgets. But the cuts needed to make that happen may only make things worse. Sam Eaton reports.
Kai Ryssdal | Jan 2, 2009
Ever notice that there are a lot of acronyms involved in finance and business? TARP. FDIC. LIBOR. Well, there's a good reason for them. Kai Ryssdal speaks with author and blogger Leslie Savan about the financial alphabet soup.
| Jan 9, 2009
President-elect Obama's stimulus package calls for billions to be spent on infrastructure projects. But commentator Angela Glover Blackwell says to make the most out of the money -- and build up overlooked communities -- it needs to be invested in the right projects.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jan 9, 2009
A Congressional oversight panel released a report today that criticizes the Treasury Department's handling of TARP money. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports that Congress now feels it has to clamp down on the department with more oversight.
| Jan 5, 2009
As Congressional leaders meet to discuss Obama's new stimulus package, many people are questioning what should be included. But commentator Tyler Cowen questions whether a fiscal stimulus is the best way out of a bad economy.
Amy Scott | Jan 9, 2009
Every year young, ambitious business school graduates dreaming of wealth and power come to Wall Street. But with job losses mounting in the midst of the financial crisis, things have changed. Amy Scott reports on the world of Wall Street's upstarts.
| Jan 9, 2009
The struggle of homeowners in this tough economy has been in the news, but for millions of renters, a housing payment is a housing payment whether it's a mortgage or a rent check. Sally Herships reports.
Chris Farrell and Scott Jagow | Jan 8, 2009
The recession is changing the way people think about their retirement. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell tells Scott Jagow why working in your golden years will be the norm -- and why that's not a bad thing.