The Federal Reserve wants to impose new rules on credit card companies that would help curb high rates and give those in debt more time to pay. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more on what the Fed wants to change.
As turbulence continues in the airline industry, British Airways and American Airlines want to huddle together to cut costs. Stephen Beard reports the union may benefit both carriers, but it's not a marriage.
In a shrinking media market, staff at newspapers and magazines have to wear many hats. But many foreign-focused newspapers in the U.S. have already gotten the hang of working with a smaller staff. Rob Schmitz has more.
The Federal Reserve meets tomorrow on interest rates, and Fed watchers expect the federal funds rate to stay at 2 percent. Jeremy Hobson reports why some say a steady rate is more likely -- and why it may be safer.
The Bush Administration is projecting the deficit for the next White House will be about half a trillion. But Allan Sloan takes Scott Jagow through the numbers and explains why it's probably closer to $900 billion.
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