Who wouldn't want to skip those horrible airport security lines? But what if you had to give fingerprints, and a copy of your credit history, and property records to do it? As Alisa Roth tells us, that's just what the government is expected to offer when it unveils the new Registered Traveler program today.
Natural gas prices are expected to hit record highs again this year, following three straight years of record growth. Alisa Roth looks at how industries that rely on natural gas have been coping with the increase.
After more than a decade and a half of stonewalling, the US and Mexico have reached a tentative agreement on importing cement. The deal would lower import duties on Mexican cement, and help ease shortages in much of the US. Alisa Roth reports.
United Airlines' parent company begins its last round of legal proceedings today before emerging from Chapter 11. Alisa Roth looks at how the newly restructured carrier should fare in today's commercial airline industry.
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Last May, the New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against the insurance giant AIG, accusing AIG of fudging its accounting to make its results look better than they were. Now, a settlement may be in the works. Alisa Roth tells us how more than $1 billion may wipe the slate clean.
General Motors announced new price cuts on most of its cars and trucks today. Alisa Roth reports on how these sale prices could help GM in a different way than the more traditional incentive programs.
Shares of Tyco International surged 4% this morning after a Wall Street Journal report said the group may be broken up. Why are investors so excited about the news? Alisa Roth reports.
Alisa Roth looks at what disappointing chain-store sales in December could mean for retail in 2006.
Ford will release a major restructuring plan on January 23rd. It's expected to include major plant closings and layoffs. It's a safe bet the areas around those plants will also feel the pinch. We sent Alisa Roth to Lansing, Michigan, where ongoing layoffs by GM are already hurting the local economy.