The trade deficit for July fell from the month before -- by nearly $7 billion. That comes on the heels on some of the best export numbers in two years. Reporter Scott Tong talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether the good news in trade could bring us out of the downturn.
The NFL season is kicking off at the massive Superdome as the New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings. Some NFL stadiums, though, still have bonds to pay. Steven Malanga, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
U.S. Steelworkers plan to file a complaint with the Obama administration, demanding investigation into China's clean tech policies. The union blames China of illegally subsidizing its own domestic wind energy and solar panel companies that, in turn, they say, creates an unfair playing field. Rob Schmitz reports.
Goldman Sachs has been fined following fraud allegations -- again. This time, it happened in the U.K. The British financial regulator has slapped a $31 million fine on the investment bank. London bureau chief Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about why it's being fined.
The housing market got us into this mess. And as more and more Americans have been laid off, office buildings have emptied out. All that hits hard for one profession in particular: architects. Jeremy Hobson reports.
A Bloomberg BusinessWeek story profiles the man who started the Chinese manufacturing company Foxconn, which was thrust into the spotlight after a string of suicides at one of its plants. Bloomberg BusinessWeek editor Josh Tyrangiel visited the facility and talks about what he found.
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