Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 10, 2008
More than 95 million MRIs and CAT scans are performed every year in the U.S. Is that a bit much? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports health care professionals may be under pressure to use their testing equipment.
Heidi Siegelbaum | Nov 5, 2008
As I write, millions of you are using EPA-registered pesticides, likely without knowing it, in a marketing-induced frenzy to rid the world of...
Chris Farrell | Nov 7, 2008
Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the different ways individuals and the government should adjust their budgets to best weather the economic crisis.
| Nov 5, 2008
Americans spoke loudly for change, particularly in D.C. politics. That includes lobbyists and pork seekers. Commentator Robert Reich urges Obama to enlist his campaign network and grassroots activists for the job.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 6, 2008
Asset-backed securities have lost the appeal that sparked a $500 billion buying frenzy a year ago. Last month, only one $500 million deal closed. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports why this hurts the economy.
| Nov 7, 2008
Host Scott Jagow asks to a business owner from each side of the political aisle how they're adapting their companies in anticipation of President-elect Obama's economic plans.
| Nov 3, 2008
The subject of human waste doesn't come up much. Too icky. But a new book warns of the perils of ignoring the subject. Kai Ryssdal talks with Rose George, author of "The Big Necessity."
Andrea Gardner | Oct 16, 2008
FDIC Chairwoman Sheila Blair is publicly criticizing the administration's $700 billion bailout package, saying it doesn't do enough to help Americans facing foreclosures. Sarah Gardner reports.
Rachel Dornhelm | Nov 3, 2008
Next up in financial crisis headlines: credit cards. Delinquencies on card payments are on the rise and consumers are cutting back on credit card use. Neither is good for credit card companies. Rachel Dornhelm reports
| Nov 5, 2008
Commentator David Frum says there may be a political advantage for President-elect Obama to wait until January to deal with economic issues, but the country can't afford it.