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There's the plan, then the execution

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 31, 2008
Treasury Secy. Paulson admits that, this being a presidential election year, nothing much is going to happen with his announced regulation plan anytime soon. Kai Ryssal talks about it with Joe Grundfest, who used to sit on the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

What the Treasury secretary said . . .

John Dimsdale | Mar 31, 2008
Treasury Secy. Henry Paulson Jr. uses the word stability 21 times as he announces the administration's proposal for new financial market rules and regulations. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

. . . and what he didn't say

Amy Scott | Mar 31, 2008
There are many things the Treasury secretary's plan won't do -- like rein in the loosely regulated hedge fund industry, or crack down on things like mortgage-backed securities or credit-default swaps. Amy Scott reports on what Henry Paulson didn't say.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

An IRA and a Variable Annuity

Chris Farrell | Mar 31, 2008
Question: I'm 61 and will work until 65 or 66, unless my employer decides otherwise. My financial advisor is recommending that I put my IRA into a...
Posted In: insurance

Revving up the Fed engine

Alisa Roth | Mar 31, 2008
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has a blueprint for a new, streamlined Federal Reserve engine, complete with new and reorganized powers. But Congress still has to sign off on the bill. Alisa Roth reports.

No longer doing eBay's bidding

Scott Jagow | Mar 31, 2008
Meg Whitman is leaving her post today as CEO of eBay to take on a new role as national co-chairwoman of McCain's presidential campaign. Doug Krizner talks to tech analyst Rob Enderle about the issues the company is facing.
Posted In: Jobs

Buybacks to regulate mortgages

John Dimsdale | Mar 31, 2008
Congress is considering a proposal to re-instate a homeowners' loan institution that hasn't existed since the 1930's. Lawmakers want it to profit by buying back troubled mortgages. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Housing

Jobs at risk in U.K.'s financial sector

Stephen Beard | Mar 31, 2008
A British survey is forecasting the loss of tens of thousands of financial jobs in the U.K. Stephen Beard reports why there's a growing mood of pessimism and more vulnerability in the U.K. market than the U.S.
Posted In: Jobs

NYC late to serve calorie counts

Amy Scott | Mar 31, 2008
New York City health officials have delayed the deadline for restaurants to list calorie counts on their menus. The state's restaurant association will review whether the measure is legal. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Health

Getting green back in the ballpark

Sarah Gardner | Mar 31, 2008
Major League Baseball wants to become more eco-friendly in the new season. But some feel green change grows slowly. Sarah Gardner looks into recycling game day programs and using low-flush toilets.
Posted In: Sports

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