A House Committee is looking into the Google Books settlement today. Google has already scanned millions of titles but objections to the deal could throw a wrench into the online library. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The government said first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, and the number of people continuing to receive benefits fell as well. Steve Chiotakis talks to Doug Foreman with Highmark Capital.
This morning, Congress re-opens its investigation into how government investigators missed Bernie Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi Scheme, starting with a 500-page report from the SEC. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.
At a banking conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein spoke out against excessive banker pay, calling for guaranteed bonuses to be banned. Is this justified coming from him? Stephen Beard reports.
Ray Artigue helped bring the Phoenix Coyotes hockey team to Arizona from Canada, but now says early criticism that the sport wouldn't thrive there may have turned out to be justified. The bankrupt team is up for auction. Peter O'Dowd reports.
Encouraging statistics suggest efforts by lenders to modify troubled mortgages may be slowing the spread of foreclosures. But the number of foreclosures is still near July's record high. John Dimsdale reports.
Lehman Brothers' demise deepened the nation's financial crisis. It also left thousands of people out of work. One of them was Dave Demuro, the firm's director of global compliance and regulation. He reflects on his 24 years there.