A U.S. court is exploring whether the British bank Barclays took advantage of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. The U.K. bank made billions when it bought the U.S. brokerage business days after the company failed. Stephen Beard reports.
Senatator Chris Dodd has reportedly agreed to include a provision on derivatives in the financial overhaul bill, which would require banks to spin off their derivatives business. Nancy Marhsall Genzer reports.
New Yorkers have one-third the carbon footprint of the average American because most of them take the subway. That translates to a savings of $19 billion a year, most of which stays in the city. Andrea Bernstein reports.
President Obama's Summit on Entrepreneurship is helping put the spotlight on U.S. economic ties with Muslim nations. As Mitchell Hartman reports, there are big opportunities for U.S. firms that work with Muslim entrepreneurs.
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