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Regulations affect insurance industry

| Apr 3, 2008
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's 200-page plan to overhaul financial regulation is a call to change the way the insurance industry is regulated. Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell talks to Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Health

Congress takes up airplane safety

| Apr 3, 2008
With airline safety issues increasingly in the news, Congress holds a hearing today on the issue. Jeff Tyler looks into whether outsourcing maintenance to foreign repair shops are at fault.
Posted In: Travel

Regulations affect insurance industry

| Apr 3, 2008
One item in Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's 200-page plan to overhaul financial regulation is a call to change the way the insurance industry is regulated. Economics editor Chris Farrell talks to Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Health

From CDs to Mortgage?

Chris Farrell | Apr 3, 2008
Question: I have a $240,000 fixed rate mortgage at 5.75%. My monthly PITI payment is a little under $1,900/month. And I get by OK on my retirement...
Posted In: Housing, Investing

Georgia considers ending dry Sundays

| Apr 2, 2008
In Georgia, you can't buy liquor in stores on Sunday. But lawmakers are considering a bill to allow Sunday sales, which has given hope to some Georgians looking to wet their weekend whistles. Susanna Capelouto reports.
Posted In: Retail

Microsoft Office named world standard

Janet Babin | Apr 2, 2008
An international group that sets computer file standards has made Microsoft's Office 2007 the world standard. Janet Babin tells us what the heck that means and why it matters.

Arizona immigration law challenged

Dan Grech | Apr 2, 2008
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is challenging an Arizona immigration law that would allow the state to shut down businesses knowingly hiring illegal immigrants. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Ohio stiffens its flex-time rules

| Apr 2, 2008
The state of Ohio recently changed the rules of the game for its 60,000 employees. As of next month, flex time's not going to be so flexible anymore. Mhari Saito reports.
Posted In: Jobs

China will feel U.S. economy's pain

| Apr 2, 2008
China may be booming, but commentator David Frum says its growth is more dependent now than ever on the health of the American economy.

'Credit default swaps' getting attention

John Dimsdale | Apr 2, 2008
A peculiar kind of unregulated financial instrument called a credit default swap was a key factor in why the Fed kept Bear Stearns from failing. Marketplace's John Dimsdale tells Kai Ryssdal about whether Congress might be applying some scrutiny.
Posted In: Wall Street

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