Goldman Sachs executives are testifying on Capitol Hill on the SEC's fraud charges and e-mails that indicate the investment bank knew the housing market would crash. Stacey Vanek-Smith explores the case with Gillian Tett of The Financial Times.
Last year, more than 8 million people got tax returns early through rapid refunds, loans which tend to come with high fees and interest rates. But the Fed's clampdown on credit could kill those loans off. Alisa Roth reports.
BP's latest offshore oil drilling accident off the coast of Louisiana is the deadliest mishap of its kind in the U.S. in 40 years. The incident will likely give a boost to anti-offshore sentiment. Stephen Beard reports.
A Senate hearing will focus on the role of Fabrice Tourre in the fraud charges against investment bank Goldman Sachs. Tourre's testimony will have a major impact on the outcome of the case. Jeremy Hobson reports.
The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a competition with commercial buildings and schools to find out who can shed the most kilowatt hours and thermal units in their energy usage. Sarah Gardner reports.
The financial reform debate focusing on derivatives returns to the Senate today after discussion of the bill struggled yesterday. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer about where the tension lay on the Senate floor.
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