| Sep 11, 2007
While Congress wraps up a four-day hearing on a wide gamut of tax issues, commentator Stephen Moore offers a fair alternative: abolishing income and payroll tax for a national sales tax.
Kai Ryssdal | Sep 11, 2007
The risks linked to anemia drugs lead to rough sales for drugmaker Amgen. Kai Ryssdal sat down with CEO Kevin Sharer and asked him how he handled the hard business of downsizing during tough times.
Kai Ryssdal | Sep 10, 2007
The biotechnology company Amgen produces two drugs for anemia that have earned the company billions of dollars. But new findings could result in strong warnings being placed on the drugs. Amgen CEO Kevin Sharer talked about his company's situation with Kai Ryssdal.
| Sep 10, 2007
With Wall Street still caught up in its liquidity crisis, it's probably a good time for those with squeaky clean credit records to keep them that way. Commentator Susan Lee says you'd be surprised how much even the littlest things can hurt.
| Sep 10, 2007
Imagine a place with no loans, no checks and no credit cards. That was the Syrian economy just a couple of years ago. But now the government is modernizing the financial system, with private banks leading the way. Jennifer Glasse reports.
Bob Moon | Sep 10, 2007
The private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has agreed to conditions on loans it's taking out to buy the credit card processing firm First Data. Bob Moon explains.
Steve Henn | Sep 10, 2007
General David Petraeus told Congress today that he believes the United States can reduce its presence in Iraq to pre-surge levels by next summer. Steve Henn reports that American defense contractors see that as a business opportunity.
Helen Palmer | Sep 10, 2007
FDA officials are debating whether changes in food labels might help consumers make healthy choices. Helen Palmer reports there are plenty of ideas but not much consensus.
Amy Scott | Sep 10, 2007
U.S. and Chinese regulators are expected to adopt new standards to prevent products containing lead paint from entering the United States. But, as Amy Scott reports, with the holiday shopping season approaching, the toy industry is taking matters into its own hands.