Credit agency TransUnion reports that credit card late payments dropped last quarter for the first time in a decade. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to analyst Ron Shevlin about whether this points to a larger trend away from plastic.
An investigation into Chinese drywall finds that chemicals in the product could have led to a numbers of health issues. Homeowners affected by the drywall may be able to claim a write-off on their income taxes. Joel Rose reports.
Economic downturns have been foiling New York City's plans to expand its subway system to Manhattan's far east side since the 1920's. But now, despite tight budgets, construction is finally underway. Jeremy Hobson reports.
The latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics shows that companies are preparing to hire more workers early next year. John Dimsdale explores how quickly we can hope to have things turn around.
The recession has worsened hunger around the world, but anti-hunger charity Bread for the World says there are plenty of longer-lasting policy changes that could help solve the problem. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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