If you think a Blackberry is out of your financial reach, why not make a counteroffer? Haggling can be a powerful money-saver in this economy, but not many people are doing it in the U.S. Cash Peters tries it out at a few stores.
The Screen Actors Guild began talks over the weekend on a new labor contract for TV and movies. But some critics say the union is hobbled. Steve Henn reviews what may be hurting SAG and where there's competition.
President Obama convenes a Fiscal Responsibility Summit today at the White House, with members of Congress and scholars alike. Steve Chiotakis talks to Congressman Dave Camp about why fiscal responsibility is important now.
Federal officials are considering a move to buy up about 40 percent of Citigroup. The move would not use any additional taxpayer money. Dan Grech explains how larger government stake could help the troubled bank.
Wal-Mart is giving its private food line a label makeover in the next few weeks to attract more shoppers. But Danielle Karson reports the store's target audience is already sold on the idea of a bargain.
President Obama signed into law an $787 billion stimulus package. But Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan tells Renita Jablonski how credit card changes and plugging tax loopholes would help the economy right now.
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