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PODCAST: Chevy Volts and puppy Uggs

Jan 25, 2012
President Obama's State of the Union speech put a spotlight on American manufacturing and job growth. We take a closer look at the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, and how the process affects people across the country. Today marks the one year anniversary of the uprising in Egypt. And is it possible to trademark the color red?

Mid-day Extra: The changing face of Disney

Jan 24, 2012
The happiest place on earth is getting a tiny bit more relaxed.
Posted In: disney

PODCAST: Tax returns and golden arches

Jan 24, 2012
As President Obama prepares to give his State of the Union address this evening, it seems likely that political gridlock will continue in Washington, D.C. Debt talks continue in Greece, and the country is taking some steps to boost revenue. Reporter Amy Scott looks at what higher education actually teaches students. And the American TV show 'Pimp My Ride' has big fans in Morocco.

Podcast: BlackBerry in a jam and the Year of the Dragon

Jan 23, 2012
Research In Motion gets a new CEO, but will he find a future for BlackBerry in an era of touch screens and not keyboards? Cocoa prices are down and a lack of demand. Solar energy gets a cloudy forecast, and guitar makers question wood import laws. Plus, an economic forecast for this first day of the Chinese New Year.
Posted In: podcast

Mid-Day Extra: An economic forecast in the Year of the Dragon

Jan 23, 2012
On this first day of the Chinese New Year, some predict the new zodiac sign won't ring in an economic recovery just yet.
Posted In: Chinese New Year

PODCAST: General Electric and General Motors

Jan 20, 2012
As the South Carolina primary draws near, four GOP contenders remain. How does Rick Santorum stand out from the pack? Smart phone users continue to eat up data, with no signs of slowing down. IKEA continues to thrive despite the economic problems in Europe. And postage stamps are about to cost just a wee bit more.

Mid-day Extra: Mining for cars

Jan 20, 2012
Used car dealers are resorting to drastic measures to fill the demand U.S. consumers have for used cars these days.
Posted In: Auto, car, used car

PODCAST: Low-tech piracy, one small leap second

Jan 19, 2012
Generally speaking, the public in Europe remains committed to the common currency of the euro, even as the region struggles to fight off recession. A major Apple announcement is expected today surrounding e-textbooks. As the South Carolina primary approaches, we speak to a Tea Party supporter about who she will vote for. And what is the significance of the leap second?

Mid-day Extra: Rupert Murdoch pays up

Jan 19, 2012
Rupert Murdoch's News International is paying up again over the phone-hacking scandal.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Jude Law, News Corp.

PODCAST: Yahoo! or Yahoo?

Jan 18, 2012
News of Jerry Yang's exit from Yahoo after 17 years may mean that the company will have to fine tune its vision. Home Depot has just announced it's going to hire 70,000 seasonal workers over the next few months, but how many of those temps will land permanent jobs? Plus, we look at the true costs of online piracy.
Posted In: Wikipedia, SOPA, World Bank

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We track the money. A recap of how much bailout money has been disbursed, repaid, and what's left.