The bailout money might have allowed the banks to get their houses in order, but it didn't really do much for fourth-quarter earnings. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports it's too soon for that cash to have a positive effect.
The aerospace, retail and porn industries are among the many seeking help from the bailout. With so much money being doled out, one line of reasoning goes: If we don't ask for it, someone else will. John Dimsdale reports.
A coalition of corporate executives and environmentalists wants Congress to pass a bill that would cut CO2 emissions significantly. Sam Eaton reports why corporations want the carbon question answered soon.
The European Central Bank cut interest rates again today on troubling financial data, including Deutsche Bank's profit warning. But Stephen Beard reports the move is not offering the markets much reassurance.
Environmentalists worry about a potential waste problem when people throw away their old TVs once they switch to digital. Some feel the manufacturers should take the lead on the issue. Shia Levitt reports.
Shareholders worry whether Apple can thrive without CEO Steve Jobs at the helm. Scott Jagow talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson about why Jobs leaving is such a big deal and how the company might be able to cope.
The Senate votes today on whether to release the second half of the $700 billion bailout, and Congress wants to ensure that the money has strong oversight. John Dimsdale explores a few bills on the table.
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