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Separate solutions for global problem?

Feb 8, 2008
Finance ministers from around the world will be meeting in Tokyo tomorrow for the G7 conference. But Stephen Beard reports chances are they won't be working together on just one solution to global economic crises.
Posted In: Economy

Put the money where the economy is

Feb 8, 2008
With rebate checks on their way to eager taxpayers, many consumers are bound for bad spending decisions. Danielle Karson talks to credit experts about wise places to put the money.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes

When the subprime crisis hits home

Feb 7, 2008
The subprime mortgage crisis continues to wreck havoc on millions of Americans. Commentator Kevin Mims considers the possibility of foreclosing on the house of his dreams.
Posted In: Housing

Storm uncovers China's weak points

Feb 7, 2008
Last week's powerful snow storms in China derailed many travel plans for the Lunar New Year, including those of migrant workers. Kai Ryssdal talks to Scott Tong in Shanghai about how the storm exposed vulnerabilities in China's infrastructure.
Posted In: Economy

European Central Bank keeps rates steady

Feb 7, 2008
While the Fed cut interest rates in order to curb the economic slowdown, the European Central Bank has decided to hold its short-term rate steady at 4%. Steven Beard reports from London on how the rate will affect both U.S. and European economies.
Posted In: Economy, Travel, Wall Street

Retail sales down across the board

Feb 7, 2008
The latest retail figures made for a disappointing January for everyone from teen clothing vendors to Wal-Mart. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks at possible factors in the slump, including high gas prices and gift cards.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Cities purchase vacancies to help

Feb 7, 2008
A vacant home isn't the most desirable thing on the market, so cities across the country are offering to buy empty houses to help battle foreclosure damage on the real estate market. Jeff Tyler has more.
Posted In: Housing

Flight delays beyond airline control

Feb 7, 2008
Last year was the second-worst for flight delays, but some claim the problem may not be with the airlines. Rachel Dornhelm reports a shortage of air traffic controllers may have added to the problem.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

Platinum enriches South African tribe

Feb 6, 2008
A South African tribe that owns shares in mines operated by the world's largest platinum producers is planning to use its profits to develop its community. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Cell phone advertising to get specific

Feb 6, 2008
CBS Mobile has announced a way to advertise businesses on your cell phone that are near your location. Kai Ryssdal talks to Alice Cuneo of Ad Age magazine about it.
Posted In: Science

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