Jeremy Hobson speaks to Julia Coronado about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's appearance on CBS's "60 Minutes." He defended the Fed's recent efforts to boost the economy against critics who warn those efforts will lead to inflation.
A court in France has found Continental Airlines and one of its mechanics guilty of criminal wrongdoing and manslaughter. That stems from the crash of a Concorde supersonic jet in France ten years ago that killed 113 people.
Congress could reach a bipartisan compromise on the Bush Tax cuts. It would likely include an extension of unemployment benefits and perhaps an extension of tax credits that were included in the stimulus package last year. David Gura has more.
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