Nancy Marshall-Genzer | May 3, 2007
The insurance industry warns Congress today that climate change could cause eye-popping losses as warming leads to unusual weather patterns that make it impossible to project future damage payouts. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Janet Babin | May 3, 2007
Pharmaceutical firms lose billions to companies that make generic versions of their drugs once patents expire. But the big problem is that they're running out of new meds to replace top sellers as that happens, Janet Babin reports.
Stephen Beard | May 3, 2007
Leading unions and employers across Europe have agreed to crackdown on harassment and bullying in the workplace. And the move should help the bottom line as well as morale, Stephen Beard reports.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 3, 2007
General Motors has made money for the second straight quarter, though the $62 million profit reported today is down sharply from last year's thanks to fallout from the subprime housing market. Ashley Milne-Tyte explains.
Lisa Napoli | May 2, 2007
MasterCard says its quarterly profits jumped 70% over this time last year. Cardholders used the plastic 16% more, spending $509 billion. What about that predicted slide in consumer spending? Lisa Napoli reports.
Jeff Tyler | May 2, 2007
The U.S. government announced it no longer needs the three-year Treasury note, because the budget deficit has improved. But some market watchers are already talking about the note's resurrection. Jeff Tyler reports.
Bob Moon and Kai Ryssdal | May 2, 2007
Having just emerged from bankruptcy, the new Delta Airlines begins life as a publicly traded company tomorrow. Our business correspondent Bob Moon sorts through the mechanics of a company getting out from under Chapter 11.
| May 2, 2007
Internships have become so important for college students that many are willing to pay to get one. So maybe it was inevitable that entrepreneurs would see opportunity. Pat Loeb reports.
| May 2, 2007
The Dow, NASDAQ and the S&P 500 have been on quite a run recently. But commentator Robert Reich would like to point out that raw stock market numbers have little to do with the economy most of us live in.