Tess Vigeland | Jun 8, 2006
Americans are putting more money on their credit cards these days. A new report from the Federal Reserve says borrowing jumped almost six percent in April. Tess Vigeland looks at possible reasons why.
Alex Cohen | Jun 8, 2006
Given its ever-tighter budget to clean up contaminated sites, the EPA is trying a new tack: Selling Superfund sites to developers who agree to remove toxic substances. Alex Cohen reports.
Jocelyn Ford | Jun 8, 2006
Concern about inflation and interest rates is cutting deeper and deeper into world markets. Today, Asian stocks fell to their lowest levels in months. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Alisa Roth | Jun 8, 2006
It looked like things were finally going Delta's way. The bankrupt airline reached an agreement with its pilots union to save nearly $300 million a year. But now the government's calling the deal unfair. Alisa Roth reports.
Kai Ryssdal | Jun 7, 2006
New Fed chief Ben Bernanke has been getting some heat lately for sending Wall Street on a wild ride. Down, mostly. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to James Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer to put it in perspective.
John Dimsdale | Jun 7, 2006
The Senate again takes up repealing the estate tax this week. But in a time of rising deficits, will lawmakers really sign off on a permanent tax cut? John Dimsdale reports.
Amy Scott | Jun 7, 2006
After months of negotiating, talks have broken down between Merrill Lynch and dozens of its African American financial advisers who sued for "systemic discrimination and retaliation." Amy Scott reports.
Helen Palmer | Jun 7, 2006
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia plans to create a genetic database of over 100,000 children. The initiative raises questions about privacy and who should profit from such information. Helen Palmer reports.
| Jun 7, 2006
American and European drug companies have filed thousands of patents on unorthodox treatments that have been used in India for centuries. Now, India is fighting back to protect its ancient intellectual property. Suzanne Marmion reports.
| Jun 7, 2006
The statistics say everything is fine with the American economy. But ask most people on the street, and they'll tell you the economy is only so-so. Commentator and economist Glenn Hubbard thinks he has an answer.