California regulators have ordered Pacific Gas & Electric to survey all its natural gas pipelines after one of its pipelines in San Bruno, Calif., exploded. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Steve Chiotakis.
Eco-friendly designers will display fair-trade fashion during their own show at New York Fashion Week. What exactly is sustainable fashion and what's the market for this type of clothing? Reporter Adriene Hill talks the details with Steve Chiotakis. Plus, view a slideshow of socially-responsible clothing.
Central banks and regulators from around the world have agreed to major reforms to help head off any future meltdowns. Banks will be told to triple the amount of spare cash they hold on their books. But could this trigger another "credit crunch?" Stephen Beard reports.
On a trade mission to China last weekend, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger laid out a proposition to his Chinese counterparts: invest some of that extra cash you have into California high-speed rail. Rob Schmitz reports.
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" begins its final season. The show has been taped in Chicago for 25 years. Tony Arnold reports on Oprah's economic impact on the Windy City and what life might be like without her.
There are reports JPMorgan Chase could soon allow its nearly quarter-million employees to start using iPhones or Android phones for official company messaging and e-mail. And banking giant UBS may do the same. Bob Moon reports.
Meeting in Basel, Switzerland, regulators agreed yesterday to force banks to triple their amount of capital reserves -- spare cash they can use in a crisis. Matthew Bishop, U.S. editor of The Economist magazine, talks with Bill Radke about how this will fit in with the American regulatory framework.
House Minority Leader John Boehner has signaled that he may be open to compromising on taxes. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Bill Radke about what Boehner said and how other Republicans may feel.
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