Obama's new antitrust chief Christine Varney promised the administration would be tough on companies that violate anti-monopoly laws. This likely means more suits against big business. Jill Barshay reports.
Women's pay has been stuck for years at about 78 cents for every dollar that a man earns. But because 4 out of 5 job cuts in the recession have been men, that pay gap may be closing. Jill Barshay reports.
Some people think the future of the movie industry is in 3-D films. But a battle is brewing between Fox and theater chain Regal Entertainment Group over who will pick up the tab for 3-D glasses. Jill Barshay reports.
A string of bad investing news is expected in the weeks to come. But with many investors factoring in a likely disappointing outcome, the market may rally over better-than-expected results. Jill Barshay reports.
Fed policymakers start their latest two-day meeting today, and there's new talk the Fed will buy longer-term Treasuries, such as five-year notes. But Jill Barshay reports there's a risk the move could backfire.
The number of helicopter ambulances has doubled over a decade, but there are also many more crashes. The high cost of missions and no compensation for new safety equipment are big concerns. Jill Barshay reports.
If you have the money to go on vacation right now, the hotel industry will have a great deal for you. Jill Barshay reports hotels in Midtown New York are going at almost a fraction of what they were last year.
The credit markets may be stiff, but there's always money somewhere for mergers. And though they may not be the high-priced ventures of 2008, companies can still benefit from deals in the new year. Jill Barshay reports.