A new warning today from the World Bank says private money isn't flowing as freely into emerging economies. Jeremy Hobson reports and Steve Chiotakis talks to Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research.
Think it's weird of your employer to ask for the passwords to your social networking profiles? One employer in Bozeman, Mont. doesn't think so. Jeff Tyler reports your online life isn't so invisible to employers anyway.
U.K.-listed mining company Xstrata wants to win a merger with South African giant Anglo American, but the company feels it's in better financial shape than its suitor. Stephen Beard assesses the situation.
Harlem residents are used to leaving the community if they want to shop, but a "shop local" campaign is trying to bring revenue to the neighborhood's stores. Kate Ellis explores why the recently-thriving Harlem is struggling now.
The TLC reality show "Jon & Kate Plus 8" had 10 million viewers for its premiere, and just 3 million after the show started promoting an episode announcing a divorce. Jeremy Hobson explores why many tuned out.
The U.S. Treasury will soon be selling a weekly record $104 billion in bonds to help finance some massive spending programs. Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan about how long-term Treasury bonds affect mortgage rates.
Retail analysts are seeing a slight shift in consumer confidence. Shoppers are a little more likely to spend their extra pocket money right now. The only problem is finding any extra money. Bob Moon reports.
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