The auto market's not showing signs of restarting anytime soon, and General Motors could soon run out of its $13 billion government loan. So today, GM execs return to Washington with a simple pitch. Jennifer Collins reports.
Gap's sales began to struggle a few years before the recession was official. Today, issues like use of retail space and a cluttered market hurt Gap and other stores like Banana Republic. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Dell announced it was cutting 2,000 jobs in Ireland as it transports operations to Poland to pay workers there cheaper wages. Renita Jablonski talks to Professor Frank Barry in Dublin on how this will affect the country.
The Japanese economy is struggling in no small part due to the poor health of exports. Products like cars and flat-screen TVs are usually bought on credit, which these days is hard to come by. Scott Tong reports.
A report finds the U.S. is only spending one-third of what's necessary to keep up its roads. The gas taxes that pay for roads and bridges now aren't as effective as cars become more fuel efficient. Sarah Gardner reports.
President Obama unveils his budget today to Congress -- a 10-year spending plan which includes $250 billion for the reeling banking system, "just in case." Dan Grech reports the current bailout doesn't cover everything.
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