Burger King has agreed to be acquired by the investment firm 3G Capital for a little over $3.5 billion. Steve West, vice president of Stifel Nicolaus, talks with Steve Chiotakis about why the fast food giant is so pumped to go private and how it could change the restaurant.
The drilling operation to rescue 33 miners trapped underground in Chile was suspended temporarily after a fault was detected in the rock, but has since resumed. And we also learned the owner of the mine is in trouble and close to bankruptcy.
Last year's tax on British bankers' bonuses failed. At a financial conference, the U.K.'s former finance minister, Alistair Darling, said the bonus tax didn't curb excessive pay in the industry. Christopher Werth reports.
One of the new trends in urban living is urban vegetable growing. More and more community gardens are popping up in cities like Chicago.
And that means gardeners are increasingly struggling with veggie theft. Tony Arnold reports.
Some economists are predicting an increase in unemployment over July's numbers when we get the jobs report for August. Could we be in for persistently high unemployment for the long haul? Mitchell Hartman reports.
A new report takes a look at how small businesses are affected by the new health care reform law. The law includes a tax credit to help small businesses afford health insurance. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Federal regulators are still looking into the causes of the so-called flash crash that happened back in May. The Securities and Exchange Commission says it may have some new leads. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks about what the SEC's latest findings are.
Just how environmentally friendly are your cute and cuddly pets? And how much will they cost you? Sustainability reporter Adriene Hill talks with Bill Radke about the your pet's carbon paw print. Plus, view a slideshow of environmentally-friendly pets.
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