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Wachovia reports loss, cuts 10,000 jobs

John Dimsdale | Jul 22, 2008
Shares in the country's fourth-largest bank fell as it was forced to slash dividends after a $9 billion second-quarter loss. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

For cars, green's the way to go

Stephen Beard | Jul 22, 2008
One of Europe's top auto shows opens in London today. Green is the theme, but red is the dominate color, as Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports.

Adapting to a bleak oil crunch scenario

Richard Core | Jul 22, 2008
If you haven't already, it may be time to start some long-term planning on lifestyle changes to accommodate the continuing escalation of gas prices...

There's a silver lining for Wachovia

Dan Grech | Jul 22, 2008
Wachovia is reporting quarterly losses of nearly $9 billion, and more than 6,000 workers will lose their jobs as a result. But Dan Grech tells us the news may not be as dire as it first appears.
Posted In: Investing

Lots of barking over Verizon ad

Richard Core | Jul 22, 2008
Verizon has a new TV ad for the LG Dare phone that has set off a storm of complaints from animal rights groups, including the Humane Society of the...

India nuclear deal sparks debate

Bob Moon | Jul 22, 2008
Critics are pushing for a no-confidence vote against the Indian government sparked by a controversial nuclear deal with the Bush Administration. Bob Moon talks about the deal with reporter Mehul Srivastava from New Delhi.

Something To Really Worry About

Chris Farrell | Jul 22, 2008
The economy is weak. We're probably in a recession. And it's hard to see the economy bouncing back anytime soon. I also expect it will take longer...

Lawmakers PAC in for retirement

Steve Henn | Jul 22, 2008
It's no surprise lawmakers have campaign funds to help them get re-elected, but they also have a second pool of donations they can use however they want, even after they retire. Steve Henn continues our PAC Men series.

The Lost decade?

Chris Farrell | Jul 22, 2008
From economist Ed Yardeni's newsletter this morning:...

A new USDA label for biotech

Amy Scott | Jul 22, 2008
Today, the Department of Agriculture holds a meeting to discuss a new label for products made from soy or other alternatives to petrochemicals. Amy Scott has more on bio-based products and the expanding market for them.
Posted In: Agriculture