The transportation department has nixed a plan to give foreign investors more influence over domestic airlines — a move that could wipe out EU interest in the so-called Open Skies treaty. Stephen Beard reports.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the nation's investment banks won't have to face a huge class-action lawsuit for manipulating IPO stock prices, which means individual investors probably just lose out. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Commentator Robert Reich says all this talk about Wall Street losing its competitiveness is nonsense — and that the regulations many want to kill provide the very security that attracts foreign money to U.S. markets.
Tonight's tree lighting in Washington D.C. will feature a Pacific silver fir from Washington State — and you might not believe the production and expense that went into it. Austin Jenkins has the story.
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