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Super committee likely to be at an impasse

Nov 21, 2011
The super committee is bumping up its deadline to reach a budget solution, and so far, no end is in sight.
Posted In: super committee, debt ceiling, Washington

PODCAST: Super committee nears the end

Nov 21, 2011
Talks are winding down at the Congressional super committee, and so far, no deal has been made. Spain has a new government after elections were held over the weekend. Hewlett-Packard reports earnings today, the first time since Meg Whitman took the reins. And Tyson foods, the big meat producer, reported even bigger quarterly losses.
Posted In: super committee, spain, chicken

Rep. Xavier Becerra on the super committee

Nov 21, 2011
The super committee deadline is approaching, and it looks like no deal will be reached. We speak to super committee member Congressman Xavier Becerra about how things got so bad.
Posted In: super committee, Xavier Becerra

Super committee fails to reach agreement

Nov 21, 2011
The committee can't compromise on the federal budget. Now it's back to a gridlocked Congress that passed the buck to the committee in the first place.
Posted In: super committee

Nation's food banks stretched thin

Nov 21, 2011
Food pantries and soup kitchens are seeing increased demand from the needy. At the same time, food prices are rising and charitable donations are down.
Posted In: food insecurity, food banks

European leaders clash over Robin Hood tax

Nov 18, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet today to discuss a possible Robin Hood tax in Europe.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, david cameron, Europe debt crisis, Robin Hood tax

The clock is ticking for the super committee

Nov 18, 2011
A number of outcomes are possible when the super committee hits up against their deadline next week. Many are hoping that they will at least do the bare minimum to avoid another downgrade.
Posted In: super committee, debt

U.S. debt downgrade possible, but it won't be a surprise

Nov 18, 2011
We speak to David Kelly of JP Morgan Funds about what he thinks the possible outcome of the super committee stand-off could be.
Posted In: super committee, Congress, downgrade

Ratings agencies not worried yet about super committee deal

Nov 18, 2011
We speak to Jill Schlesinger of CBS/Money watch about what the ratings agencies are expecting from the government's finances in the coming year.
Posted In: super committee, debt ceiling

OWS as meme

Nov 18, 2011
Occupy Wall Street references have seeped into daily lingo and situations that have nothing to do with money, movements or Wall Street.
Posted In: Occupy, Occupy Wall Street

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