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We were hoping he'd say something . . .

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 11, 2007
Fed chief Ben Bernanke spoke to the Bundesbank in Berlin today. We were all ready for a statement, but he uttered not a word about the little financial crisis we're having.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

Time's almost up for UAW negotiations

Alisa Roth | Sep 11, 2007
United Auto Workers are still in talks with the Big Three about union contracts set to expire Friday. Alisa Roth looks into why it's taking so long.
Posted In: Auto

Bolivians capitalize on smokescreen

Dan Grech | Sep 11, 2007
There's a movement in Bolivia to consolidate the country's two capitals in Sucre, the judicial and constitutional center. Opponents say the idea is just a tool to distract President Evo Morales. Dan Grech reports.

Not the center, but it still claims capital

Jill Barshay | Sep 11, 2007
A new government study says New York has more high-tech workers than Silicon Valley, but investors are still pumping money into the West Coast. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Investing, Jobs

OPEC split on crude decision

Jeff Tyler | Sep 11, 2007
OPEC members are in Vienna today to consider pumping more crude oil onto the world market to bring down prices. But some members say increasing supply isn't necessary. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Retail

Slim-funded terror slips through cracks

Jeremy Hobson | Sep 11, 2007
The government uses the money trail to do a lot of its terror tracking. But these days, terrorists are executing plans on a budget. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Crime

Roddick was kinder, more ethical retailer

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Sep 11, 2007
The Body Shop founder Anita Roddick was committed to good causes long before it was fashionable. The retailer died last night at the age of 64, and Stephen Beard says the ethically-minded are paying tribute.
Posted In: Retail

Imposing a national 'fair' tax

| 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.

Dealing with slumping sales

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.

Leading through a period of trial

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.
Posted In: Health