Eleanor Beardsley | Mar 6, 2007
The glamorous Champs-Elysées has been losing lustre as high rents and big retail chains crowd out the quaint Parisian shops and high-end clientele that made it famous. So the city has decided to battle the tides of modern commerce.
Dan Grech | Mar 6, 2007
Sub-prime lenders are suffering double-digit drops on Wall Street. Consumer advocates say it's the fallout of shady lending practices, and today they launched a national campaign to address the problem.
Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Mar 6, 2007
A report out today from a European commerce association says stacked against a number of yardsticks, the E.U. economy is decades behind the U.S.
| Mar 6, 2007
Connecticut is investigating complaints that Best Buy tried to trick customers into paying full price for items that were supposed to be on sale. Best Buy says store employees just made a mistake.
| Mar 6, 2007
New technology is helping beef and dairy farmers turn a profit on a sustainable commodity right in their own back... well, barnyards. Seems one farm's cow poop can power hundreds of homes.
Scott Jagow | Mar 6, 2007
They don't admit wrongdoing, but four major radio broadcasters have agreed to a major FCC fine to settle accusations that they regularly accepted cash from record labels in exchange for airplay.
Janet Babin | Mar 6, 2007
Researchers may have found a cheap, effective and highly portable solution for cleaning up unsafe drinking water in developing nations — and for cutting chlorine use in water here in the States.
Stephen Beard | Mar 6, 2007
Green is the theme in Geneva this week as automakers from around the world display new models and concept cars, but some environmentalists say they're just painting over the real problem with greenwash.
Bob Moon | Mar 5, 2007
For the second-straight trading day the foreign-exchange markets had unusual influence on stocks, over worries about something called the "carry trade." Bob Moon reports.