Ashley Milne-Tyte | Feb 21, 2006
The world's largest retailer posts its 4th quarter earnings today. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports that they're expected to be below what analysts had hoped.
Bob Moon | Feb 21, 2006
American and European negotiators sit down today to hammer out differences in the current round of WTO-brokered trade talks. As Bob Moon reports, the clock is ticking on a final agreement.
Rachel Dornhelm | Feb 21, 2006
The number of prime-time viewers for NBC's Olympic broadcasts is down after more than one week of the Winter Games. But as Rachel Dornhelm reports, the network is hoping for a turnaround with the start of the women's figure skating competition today.
| Feb 21, 2006
They're sipping Hurricanes and throwing beads in New Orleans right now as part of Mardi Gras celebrations. As Curt Nickisch reports, businesses in the Big Easy have a lot at stake.
Andrea Gardner | Feb 21, 2006
Looking to cash in on the growing market for energy drinks, Coca Cola is relaunching the Tab brand as a liquid power boost for women. Andrea Gardner reports.
Stephen Beard | Feb 21, 2006
Three British bankers will be extradited to US to face charges related to Enron's collapse. Besides giving prosecutors more targets in the Enron case, the British decision highlights concern about the way the US extradites suspected white collar criminals. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Amy Scott | Feb 21, 2006
Some high-ranking Republicans are fighting a deal that would transfer some US port operations to a company owned by the government of the United Arab Emirates. But this isn't a left v. right fight. It was the Bush Administration that originally approved the deal last week. Now the governors of New York and Maryland are threatening legal action. Amy Scott tells us what they're trying to do.
Stephen Beard | Feb 20, 2006
The price of oil jumped on European markets today. Traders were fretting over the latest upsurge in violent unrest in Nigeria. Africa's leading oil exporter has just cut its crude output by 20%. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Alisa Roth | Feb 20, 2006
Sony's Playstation 3 video-game console was supposed to be released this Spring. But the company said today that it may have to delay the release; cost and technological difficulties are holding back its development. Alisa Roth tells us what such a delay might mean.
| Feb 20, 2006
In his book "The First Wall Street," Robert Wright notes that in colonial days, Philadelphia was home to the nation's treasury, its first stock exchange, and some big insurance companies. Cheryl Glaser talks to him about what made the city so attractive to financial types.