Elizabeth Warren, special advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has faced objections from Congress and banks for coming down too hard on financial institutions. She chats with Steve Chiotakis about her role and the future goals of the bureau.
Microsoft has been struggling to keep up with its competitor's video game platforms. But after the company's November release of the Kinect, a 3D gaming device, sales have gone up. David Gura explains.
The court-appointed trustee who's trying to recoup money lost in Bernie Madoff's ponzi scheme has sued to recover about $32 billion. But some Madoff victims say they're now the target of these complaints. Janet Babin has more.
The U.S. trade deficit for October is expected today. The expectation is that Americans didn't sell all that much more to foreign buyers in October. But we didn't buy much more either. David Gura explains.
The oldest nuclear power plant in the United States will shut down a decade early, in 2019. Exelon said retrofitting the Oyster Creek plant in New Jersey was more expensive than it was worth. Sarah Gardner explains.
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