Jeremy Hobson speaks to Chris Low, Chief economist at FTN Financial and Marketplace's Gregory Warner about New York and Washington D.C.'s reaction to the unemployment announcement from the Labor Department.
Verizon is going to roll out its new, faster wireless network. It's called 4G. Only thing is, it's not technically 4G according to the United Nations agency that sets the global standards for these things. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.
Some home prices in Shanghai and Beijing are on-par with lofts in Manhattan. We've already seen what a U.S. housing bubble does to the global economy. But what about a Chinese bubble? Rob Schmitz explains.
The Labor Department's November employment report is expected today. It looks at how many U.S. jobs were added or lost and the nation's unemployment rate. And while the U.S. is waiting for the report, Europeans are also keeping a close eye. Christopher Werth explains.
Norfolk was once a penal island for Australia, but now it is home to the first experimental personal cap and trade program. Citizens will be allotted carbon points which they will trade for commodities. Professor Gary Egger explains.
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility will vote on a proposal to slash the federal deficit, but lobbyists and special interest groups have been slamming the proposal ever since it was released. David Gura has more.
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