Economy - Most Recent
Jul 17, 2009
Supreme Court nominee Sonya Sotomayor insists her "wise Latina" comment does not mean she will be biased on the bench. Commentator Betsey Stevenson says biased decision-making is inevitable, but can be overridden if its existence is acknowledged.
Jul 16, 2009
New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine is facing a tough battle for re-election, thanks in part to his bad financial reputation. But his Republican opponent hasn't offered much of a plan to help where Corzine is viewed as insufficient. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Jul 14, 2009
Recessions can often lead to a risk of deflation, when declining consumer demand forces prices down. But lately, analysts have been worrying about the opposite -- inflation. Even hyperinflation. Amy Scott reports.
Jul 13, 2009
The House's health care reform bill was supposed to come out early last week, but members of Congress are still grappling with how to pay for it. But Steve Henn reports the delays are not necessarily a sign of trouble.
Jul 9, 2009
California has issued about $3 billion worth of IOUs this month. But starting tomorrow, many financial institutions, like JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America, say they're going to stop accepting them. Dan Grech reports.
Jul 3, 2009
We hear from a man who takes his red, white and blue very seriously.
Jun 26, 2009
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's meeting on Capitol Hill sounded more like a marital spat than a hearing. But for the Congress-Fed relationship to work, communication is key. Steve Henn reports.
Jun 26, 2009
A new climate change bill up would pay farmers for practices that keep carbon dioxide in the soil. But some green groups fear putting the Agricultural Department in charge of the program could weaken oversight. Sarah Gardner reports.
Jun 25, 2009
President Obama will talk immigration today as activists call for citizenship for undocumented workers. Supporters say legalizing the 12 million or so workers could mean billions in economic benefits. Jeff Tyler reports.