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The best kind of bad news

Steve Henn | Jul 17, 2008
JPMorgan and its peers had lousy quarters, but bank stocks are on the rise today. Why? Because things weren't quite as bad as everybody guessed they'd be. Steve Henn explains.
Posted In: Wall Street

Greenspanism Is Good?

Chris Farrell | Jul 17, 2008
Right now, its popular to blame Greenspan and the Fed for what ails the economy. Just read the screeds coming out of the editorial page of the Wall...

Libel cases flourish overseas

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 17, 2008
U.S. free speech protections make it difficult to win a libel case, so more plaintiffs are practicing libel tourism -- suing overseas in a court friendlier to their cases. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime

Champagne rises above the markets

Stephen Beard | Jul 17, 2008
If you had your money invested in vintage champagne, you'd be tempted to pop open a few bottles. Why is the bubbly stuff outperforming major financial indexes? Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Food, Investing

Natural gas prices set to spike

Mitchell Hartman | Jul 17, 2008
High oil prices are driving up demand for natural gas, meaning some customers could be spending as much as 40 percent more to heat their homes this winter. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Oil

House to oil companies: Use it or lose it

Sam Eaton | Jul 17, 2008
The House is pursuing legislation that would push oil companies to drill on land they own but haven't tapped yet, before purchasing any new oil leases. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Oil

Wildlife concerns plant Ag plan in court

| Jul 17, 2008
The Agriculture Department wants to open up conservation land for grazing and hay production, a move environmental groups say could harm wildlife. Renita Jablonski reports.
Posted In: Agriculture

Red light district brightens its image

| Jul 17, 2008
Officials in Amsterdam have a vision for the future of the city's Red Light District: One that plays down the area's most famous trade. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Housing

Corporate profile: Showtime

| Jul 16, 2008
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: Showtime CEO Matthew Blank.

Bio: Matthew Blank

| Jul 16, 2008
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: Showtime CEO Matthew Blank.

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