John Dimsdale | Dec 14, 2006
Voter discontent may have given new life to ethics reform in Washington. A package that would beef up bans on gifts and meals from lobbyists is seeing light on the Hill today. John Dimsdale reports.
Janet Babin | Dec 14, 2006
New Year's is still a couple weeks away, but Wall Street observers are already making earnings predictions for 2007. Forecast? Bullish. Janet Babin reports.
Alisa Roth | Dec 14, 2006
OPEC leaders meet today. They're discussing whether to cut production again. What does this mean for your heating bill this winter? Alisa Roth reports.
Ruth Kirchner | Dec 14, 2006
Washington accuses Beijing of keeping the value of its currency artificially low, making imports from China unfairly cheap. China says the U.S. fails to recognize the headway it's making. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Dan Grech | Dec 14, 2006
Entertainment mogul David Geffen has offered $2 billion cash for the Los Angeles Times, but Tribune is holding out for a buyer who wants everything on the menu. Dan Grech reports.
Kai Ryssdal | Dec 13, 2006
Conventional wisdom for industries in a downturn has been that bigger's the way to go. And several airlines are now considering mergers. Economist Allen Michel talks with Kai Ryssdal about whether those would be wise moves.
| Dec 13, 2006
The Commerce Department says retail sales for November spurted up a full 1 percent — wildly beyond analysts' best guesses. Why? We asked a couple of economists and some holiday shoppers.
Lisa Napoli | Dec 13, 2006
Google has a plan to make its stock options worth even more — an online auction. Lisa Napoli explains.
Sam Eaton | Dec 13, 2006
A new climate report says a critical lack of snow in Europe might be only the tip of the iceberg for its thawing slopes. Sam Eaton reports.