President Obama is meeting with House Republicans next week seeking their support for his economic stimulus package. But it may be more important for Obama to get GOP backing in the Senate. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
A lot of money goes into making movies, and you have to keep your shareholders happy. Steve Chiotakis talks to Variety's Michael Speier about films that are safe bets for profits and also touches on the 2009 Oscar nominations.
California lawmakers are threatening to downgrade the state's overall credit rating, which would have a lot of ramifications for state taxpayers. Rico Gagliano also explains why even out-of-state taxpayers should care.
Reports out this morning say mega pharmaceutical company Pfizer is in talks to buy competitor Wyeth in a potential $60 billion deal. Pfizer may be considering the move because it's running out of options. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The British economy has been struggling along with the rest of the world, but just announced today it was officially in recession. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard in London, who gives us an overview of the situation.
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