AIG is rumored to report a $60 billion loss, and could turn to the U.S. government for additional bailout funds. Renita Jablonski talks to Breaking Views's Edward Hadas about whether it's a good idea to give AIG more money.
The economy lost a whopping 598,000 jobs in January, more than economists were predicting. Renita Jablonski talks to Bernard Baumohl with The Economic Outlook Group about why the holidays may have helped the spike.
Today's financial crisis has driven economists to look back at what happened in the 1930's. Renita Jablonski talks to economics correspondent Chris Farrell about what's different today and what we got from the New Deal.
How has Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner done in his first week on the job? Renita Jablonski talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan, who says if he were Geithner's PR man, he might call for him to make a dramatic move.
There's a shortage of kosher turkey and beef thanks to the closing of supplier Agriprocessors, which had provided much of the country's kosher meat. Renita Jablonski reports the price of kosher turkeys has doubled.
Retail sales have been dark lately, but alternative teen clothing chain Hot Topic has seen a bump in its sales. Renita Jablonski reports how the apparel and entertainment store may be reflecting a national mood.
A report out today shows college presidents are making more money than ever. Combine that with pay from a few on-the-side jobs on corporate boards and you're looking at some high figures. Renita Jablonski reports.
When a store goes into bankruptcy, what happens to the plastic gift cards people haven't redeemed? Circuit City, for example, has asked the bankruptcy court to allow it to honor the cards, but no decision yet. Renita Jablonski reports.