A meeting is scheduled in the fraud and insider trading case against three former Countrywide Financial executives. Reports say this signal that the SEC may have reached a settlement against the executives. Reporter Janet Babin talks the details with Bill Radke.
Clues this morning on the Federal Reserve intentions to help the economy. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a conference in Boston
that more action from the Fed is needed. Janet Babin reports.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce an increase in the amount of ethanol allowed in gasoline. Reporter Janet Babin talks with Bill Radke about why some environmentalists oppose that increase and whether consumers will be able to tell if they're buying gas with ethanol in it.
Google is investing in an estimated $5 billion power transmission system off the East Coast, with the goal of carrying energy from future offshore wind turbines to millions of Mid-Atlantic homes. Reporter Janet Babin talks with Bill Radke about how big of a project this is.
Marriage overall has declined, but a new study finds that people without college degrees are delaying marriage, whereas more of their bachelor's-holding counterparts are tying the knot, in a reversal of marriage trends.
Consumer spending is slowly creeping up and retailers may have busier stores during the upcoming holiday season -- but they'll have to keep the discounts of seasons past to get shoppers through the door.