After yesterday's losses, European shares regained their poise this morning, and it may have something to do with Henry Paulson's nomination to become US Treasury Secretary. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Two federal ethics officers are expected to testify today at the trial of former Bush administration executive David Safavian, who is charged with lying about his dealings with lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Hillary Wicai reports.
Commentator Rudy Maxa warns there's a very good reason not to discard your airplane boarding pass: You won't believe all the information an identity thief could get from that one little piece of paper.
Today is World No Tobacco Day but while smoking's on the decline in the US, China is still puffing away madly.That doesn't mean foreign tobacco companies are making a fortune there though. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Bayou Management made headlines last fall when its founder and CFO came out of hiding and admitted he defrauded investors. Sarah Gardner reports on what the bankruptcy of the hedge fund means to the industry.
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