Marketing executive Christine Elbert's morning routine has changed pretty significantly since she was laid off, but she's weathering the storm and enjoying the holiday with her family. Jill Barshay has her story.
The numbers for the Thanksgiving shopping weekend are in, and sales were up 17% from this time last year -- and the average consumer spent more, too. Jill Barshay explores why Black Friday wasn't so bleak.
Credit card companies have launched a new wave of rate and fee hikes this holiday season, including finance charges and increased late penalties. And some experts say this is only the beginning. Jill Barshay reports.
Coney Island is famous for its kitsch charm, but a looming redevelopment plan hoping to bring in hotels other mainstream commerce is threatening to change the amusement park for good. Jill Barshay reports.
Troubled Wall Street investment bank Lehman Brothers is paying out 2008 bonuses this month -- even though Lehman's stock is down 65 percent since January. Jill Barshay reports the company's hoping to reverse that slide.
The AFL-CIO federation of unions is expected to put its support behind Barack Obama for president, hoping to influence key middle-class voters. Jill Barshay reports on the value of the group's endorsement.
Software firms are starting to focus on security for smart phones to help prevent loss or theft of important data. Jill Barshay reports we could start seeing cell phone viruses as soon as within six months.