The European Central Bank is expected to leave the Euro-zone interest rate unchanged today when it meets to discuss monetary policy. Alisa Roth reports on the differences between the ECB and the US Federal Reserve Bank.
Wal-Mart has announced it will open more than 50 stores in "distressed" areas and help small businesses in those areas to succeed. It's part of an image overhaul for the company, which has faced increasing criticism for its business practices. Alisa Roth reports.
The coffee retailer becomes a movie marketer today, launching a publicity campaign to promote a film it also helped produced. Alisa Roth has more.
General Motors announced today that a group of private equity firms has bought most of its commercial mortgage division. Will the $9 billion deal help GM reverse its fortunes? Alisa Roth reports.
Today the United Auto Workers announced much-awaited deals with both GM and Delphi. The deal is designed to help GM meet its restructuring goals by trimming its workforce... and to avert a much-feared strike by Delphi. Alisa Roth reports.
It's illegal for US firms to invest in Sudan. But foreign companies still do business there despite the killing of hundreds of thousands of people. Now, American investors in those foreign companies are starting to pull their money out. Today, the University of California is expected to do just that. Alisa Roth reports.
The United Arab Emirates is considering shifting 10% of the country's foreign exchange holdings from US dollars into euros, twice as much as previously planned. Alisa Roth reports on whether investors should be concerned.
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The Labor Department releases its February job statistics today and economists expect them to show the economy created nearly a quarter million new jobs. But Alisa Roth tells us what's good news for job seekers might be bad news for Wall Street.