European bank Barclays announced it's written off another $1.64 billion, bringing its new write-down total to around $2.64 billion. But Stephen Beard tells Scott Jagow why, compared to other banks, that's not that much.
British cosmetics manufacturer Mark Constantine is very critical of his own industry, and he's started a revolution in the world of marketing -- products with minimal packaging, aimed at a green market.
It wasn't that long ago that being thrifty was America's number-one virtue. But beginning with FDR, a string of presidents has extolled the virtues of Keynesian economics and spending our way to wealth. Sarah Gardner reports.
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